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Yahoo ups buyback authority by $5B; to offer senior notes

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  • idkmybffjill
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    Should have done it when the price was about 50% lower. But of course, do it after shares have had a big run.
    19 Nov 2013, 11:11 PM Reply Like
  • nickkoto
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    They have actually been buying back shares substantially the whole time since MM took the job. Shares outstanding was reduced by about 15% from 9/30/12 to 9/30/13.
    20 Nov 2013, 09:06 AM Reply Like
  • idkmybffjill
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    Oh word? Hmm...

     

    That also begs the question though, how much of that buyback is for offsetting future dilution via executive compensation with stock/option awards?
    20 Nov 2013, 09:13 AM Reply Like
  • buzzyrb
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    Screw buybacks,how about special dividend.
    4 Dec 2013, 09:54 PM Reply Like
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