A bumper year for BASF and few clouds in sight
- ...Starts Buyback Program. // Chemical Week;1/15/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 2, p8
Announces the repurchase of the shares of BASF. Value of the shares repurchased; Aim of the share buyback program.
- BASF shines with strong 2004. Tilton, Helga // Chemical Market Reporter;3/28/2005, Vol. 267 Issue 13, p4
Reports on strong financial performance of chemical firm BASF Corp. in North America in 2004. Sales in North America; Trends that converged to propel the company to its strong performance for 2004; Massive restructuring effort.
- Supply-side sustainability. // Process Engineering;Feb2005, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p8
Reports that process companies in the chemicals sector are taking stock to their environmental profiles with the coming of the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals regulations in Great Britain. Sustainability of the companies to extend all the way along their supply chain;...
- Airgas Approves Share Repurchase. // Chemical Week;11/23/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 40, p9
The article reports on the decision of the board of directors of Airgas to approve the repurchase of the company's common stock over a three-year period in 2005. Airgas had approximately 77 million shares of common stock outstanding as of November 3, 2005. The business is performing well and its...
- Stock buy-backs are a Band-Aid. Belak, Jr., Edmund R. // NACD Directorship;Feb99, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p10
Discusses corporate stock buy-back programs. Reason for stock buy-back and its implication; Formula for creating a total return for shareholders; How management can gain more credibility with shareholders.
- Surplus cash makes buybacks more tempting. // Accountancy;Dec1984, Vol. 95 Issue 1096, p46
Reports on the stock buyback trend in Great Britain and the U.S. Result of surplus cash in the corporate sector; Advantageous provisions in Great Britain's Companies Act of 1981 and the Finance Act 1982; Circular on stock buybacks in the U.S.
- Most corporations never follow through with stock buyback plans. // Corporate Board;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 19 Issue 113, p28
Reports on stock buyback plans that did not realize their goals despite their popularity as a strategic tool for corporations. Repurchase of no shares by buybacks during the subsequent five years; Justification of paying a higher price for the stock by the buyback plan.
- Why Companies Buy Back Their Own Stock. Zwerdling, George H. // Management Review;Mar69, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p12
Focuses on corporate repurchase of shares as an investment in the United States. Experts' evaluation of a company that is investing in itself; Market's view of a share repurchase policy; Analysts' valuation of earnings per share growth through share repurchase.
- The market: Buy-back binge. // BRW;10/9/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p14
Reports on the Australian firms that will be repurchasing stocks.