Muted reaction to FedEx's accelerated buyback plan

FedEx (FDX -1%) will issue new bonds as early as today with maturities of 10, 20, and 30 years.

The company will be put the funds to quick use as it accelerates a portion of its previously-announced buyback plan.

Analyst take: Cowen's Helane Becker says market reaction to the development is muted with the scope of the buyback already known.

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  • buildcastles
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    Trade one debt for another...oh, well a promise is a promise.
    6 Jan 2014, 07:00 PM Reply Like
  • idkmybffjill
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    Increasing # of companies issuing debt to buy back shares - are we near a market top?
    6 Jan 2014, 09:50 PM Reply Like
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