buyback buyback  /ˈbaɪ ˌbæk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of purchasing back something previously sold

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Dick Parsons agreed to do what we wanted most--a $20 billion buyback of the stock.

News

  1. Gun buyback in southern NJ nets 2,500 firearms

    BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — A two-day gun buyback program in southern New Jersey netted more than 2,500 firearms over the weekend.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Burlington County Times

  2. Queens gun buyback in area where teen was shot dead on bus

    The shooting death of a 14-year-old Queens girl has sparked a gun buyback program near her neighborhood.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Daily News

  3. Gun buyback in southern NJ nets 2,500 firearms - NBC40.net

    BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) - A 2-day gun buyback program in southern New Jersey netted more than 2,500 firearms over the weekend. Acting State Attorney General John Hoffman announced the results Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC40 South Jersey

Quotes

  1. "The announced share buyback program...... underlines our trust in the future of the new Daimler and all its divisions," DaimlerChrysler Chairman Dieter Zetsche told investors and reporters in a conference call. "We have everything in our...
    on Aug 29, 2007 By: Dieter Zetsche Source: Forbes

  2. "This sale is the right move at the right time for GE shareowners," Immelt said. "We received a good price from a respected global company in a highly competitive bidding process. We will use the proceeds to fund the stock buyback and...
    on May 21, 2007 By: Jeffrey Immelt Source: Forbes

  3. Intel CEO Paul Otellini said the company is "returning record amounts of cash to our stockholders with one of the highest dividend yields in the technology industry and one of the largest share buyback programs of any company."
    on Nov 10, 2005 By: Paul Otellini Source: USA Today

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