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  • What makes a good share buyback? Barron's cites four factors: i) Shares are in a downtrend. ii) It's a long-term strategy and not a short-term fix ( = >1% share count reduction/quarter). iii) Shares are cheap based on price-to-book. iv) The company has a rising dividend. The stocks that pass the test? Wellpoint (WLP), Seagate (STX), Western Union (WU) and AT&T (T). [View news story]
    ABSOLUTELY the NUMBER ONE factor. Why did it require a commentator to mention it, instead of Barron's stating it?
    Apr 1, 2013. 12:35 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What makes a good share buyback? Barron's cites four factors: i) Shares are in a downtrend. ii) It's a long-term strategy and not a short-term fix ( = >1% share count reduction/quarter). iii) Shares are cheap based on price-to-book. iv) The company has a rising dividend. The stocks that pass the test? Wellpoint (WLP), Seagate (STX), Western Union (WU) and AT&T (T). [View news story]
    "implied" is not "stated"
    In business there is no room for "implied"--- unless you want to fund the lawyers, who will gladly bill you to fix the results of your naivete.
    Apr 1, 2013. 12:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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