Share buybacks

June 27, 2019 - 4:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve has approved all the capital plans that the nation's 18 largest banks submitted as part of this year's stress tests. That means that the Fed determined banks like JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Bank of America can raise their dividends and buy back more shares...
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FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo specialist Anthony Rinaldi, left, and trader Michael Conlon work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 13. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 13, 2019 - 4:58 pm
Stocks finished broadly higher Wednesday as investors remained optimistic that the U.S. and China will make more progress in resolving their costly trade dispute. Energy companies, retailers and industrial stocks accounted for much of the broad gains as the market extended its winning streak to a...
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FILE - In this June 4, 2014, file photo, people walk in to a Walgreens retail store in Boston. Walgreens gave investors a better-than-expected third quarter, raised its dividend and detailed a big share buyback Thursday, June 28, 2018. But shares of the nation’s largest drugstore chain and its competitors tanked after Amazon.com took another step into their territory by announcing the purchase of PillPack, a relatively new online pharmacy that offers pre-sorted prescription dose packaging and home delivery. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
June 28, 2018 - 4:35 pm
Walgreens gave investors a better-than-expected third quarter, raised its dividend and detailed a big share buyback Thursday. None of this seemed to matter once markets opened. Shares of the nation's largest drugstore chain and its competitors tanked after Amazon.com took another step into their...
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April 19, 2018 - 3:56 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Unilever, the consumer goods multinational whose brands include Dove, Knorr and Ben & Jerry's, says it is planning a share buyback worth up to 6 billion euros ($7.4 billion) later this year. Unilever said Thursday that sales in the first quarter were hit by...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 18, 2016, file photo, people approach an entrance to a Home Depot store in Bellingham, Mass. Home Depot is sticking by its outlook for the year and will buy back $15 billion in company shares. The Home Depot Inc. laying out its strategy to investors Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, with CEO Craig Menear saying that the retail landscape is changing at an unprecedented pace. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
December 06, 2017 - 9:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot is sticking by its outlook for the year and will buy back $15 billion in company shares. The Atlanta company is laying out its strategy to investors Wednesday, with CEO Craig Menear saying that the retail landscape is changing at an unprecedented pace. Home Depot expects...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, file photo, commuters walk by a Wells Fargo ATM location at New York's Penn Station. On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, the Federal Reserve gave the green light to all 34 of the biggest banks in the U.S. to raise their dividends and buy back shares, judging their financial foundations sturdy enough to withstand a major economic downturn. Those allowed to raise dividends or repurchase shares include the four biggest U.S. banks: JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup and Wells Fargo. (AP Photo/Swayne B. Hall, File)
June 28, 2017 - 5:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has given the green light to all 34 of the biggest banks in the U.S. to raise their dividends and buy back shares, judging their financial foundations sturdy enough to withstand a major economic downturn. It was the first time in seven years of annual "stress...
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