Safeway (SWY +3.1% to $19.68) increases its buyback program by $1B to $8B. Through the end of...

|About: Safeway Inc. (SWY)|By:, SA News Editor

Safeway (SWY +3.1% to $19.68) increases its buyback program by $1B to $8B. Through the end of Q3, the U.S.'s second-largest supermarket operator had repurchased $6.1B of its stock, whose price is down from its YTD  high of $25.42 and the $21.64 it cost at the start of January. (PR)