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Share buy-back

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Definition:
An action whereby a company purchases a portion of its own outstanding shares back from its shareholders.


Buy-backs are generally well publicized and considered positives for stock prices. The reduce the number of shares outstanding, but have no impact on earnings. As a result, earnings per share increase.