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Carl Icahn drops Apple buyback proposal

After Apple's move to repurchase $14 billion in shares, the activist investor says it makes no sense to continue on with his buyback proposal.

By February 10, 2014


iTunes 7.0 Special Report: Re-purchase required for higher resolution

iTunes 7.0 Special Report: Re-purchase required for higher resolution

By September 26, 2006


AOL announces final plans for $1.1 billion shareholder payoff

The company says that it's entering into a $600 million Stock Repurchase Agreement with Barclay's Bank and announcing a special cash dividend.

By August 27, 2012


Novell rejects Elliot takeover bid as 'inadequate'

But company says it's committed to enhancing value for stockholders and will explore options including a stock repurchase, joint ventures, and a sale.

By March 20, 2010


Survey: iPhone owners most loyal to their brand

Mobile analytics firm Zokem finds U.S. iPhone users are most loyal to their device's brand. However, a majority of both iPhone and Android users would repurchase their current platforms.

By January 20, 2011


HP gets OK to buy back $10 billion of stock

In midst of bidding war with Dell to acquire storage vendor 3Par, HP receives authorization from its board to repurchase up to $10 billion of its own shares as it sees opportunities.

By August 30, 2010


Fox drops bid to buy Time Warner

CEO Rupert Murdoch says Time Warner has "refused to engage" in a "highly compelling" offer.

By August 5, 2014


Proxy adviser backs Apple in stock buyback fight with Icahn

Institutional Shareholder Services tells clients that the activist investor's buyback proposal is unnecessary in light of recent stock repurchases and dividend payouts.

By February 9, 2014


Don't freak out. Here's why Apple's stock is below $100

The Cupertino, Calif., company traded at nearly $650 on Friday, but now there's a 7-for-1 split in effect.

By June 9, 2014


Microsoft's cash maneuver could prove timely

Redmond reveals plans to boost its dividend and buy back more shares. The move may serve as balm for shareholders who are questioning the Nokia purchase as well as Microsoft's ability to innovate.

By September 17, 2013