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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of repurchase.


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  • In cooperation with the Federal Government new dock walls have been constructed to serve the lands repurchased from the Consumers 'Gas Company, creating a total of 3,000' of dock wall and a new dockage area.

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  • Then I "repurchased" Remote, Koi Pond and Google Earth and was advised that I had already purchased them, so I was able to redownload them without repaying (even for Koi Pond, which is a paid app).

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  • Instead, McMahon already "repurchased" the brand from Trump on this week's episode.


  • During the quarter, the company redeemed or repurchased $860 million of high-cost debt.

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  • In the letter Monday, the company also said it repurchased $50 million of its 2012 bonds over the past few weeks and also repurchased about five million shares under a previously announced share-buyback program for 20 million shares.

    Jefferies Cuts European Debt by 50%

  • Biogen repurchased 40.3 million shares at a total cost of $2.1 billion in 2010.

    Biogen Profit Drops 21% on Restructuring Costs

  • A spokeswoman says that as the company has repurchased 14% of its stock since 2009, its return on invested capital, a measure of profitability, has more than doubled.

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  • Mr. Callahan said McGraw-Hill repurchased $845 million in shares in the fourth quarter, including $500 million through an accelerated repurchase plan disclosed last month.

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  • Netflix paid an average price of $45 a share for stock repurchased since 2007, below the current level of $72.

    Backlash from Netflix Buybacks

  • "You have to take a position on what the intrinsic value of the company is and buy stock only below that number," says Richard Reese , chief executive of data-management company Iron Mountain , which has repurchased about $120 million worth of its shares since early 2010.

    Shareholders, Don't Buy In to Buybacks


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