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Stock buybacks are nice, but history suggests companies tend to do so just when profits (and the...

Stock buybacks are nice, but history suggests companies tend to do so just when profits (and the share price) are at their plumpest. Here are a few companies buying back shares trading at a discount to the market multiple: AET, DELL, HPQ, STX, WDC, LLL, NOC, GME.
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  • vtorch
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    Or these maybe companies that are delusional ... buying back shares that are otherwise falling knives. Better for these companies to distribute cash back to shareholders via dividends?
    7 Sep 2012, 12:56 PM Reply Like
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