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Repurchase

1. See: Repurchase agreement.

2. See: Buyback.
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Therefore, firm size may impact repurchasing behavior and smaller firms may rely more heavily on repurchases.
Therefore, banks with excellent investment alternatives will find repurchasing shares less appealing.
Table 1 displays mean and median values for six variables for two groups: "Light Repurchasing Firms" and "Heavy Repurchasing Firms." Panel A examines the means and medians over the entire three-year period 2003-2005.
One constant is that Return on Assets is significantly higher for the heavy repurchasing banks in all years.
Lamba and Ramsay (2000) indicated that the strict regulations on repurchasing for Australian firms up to 1995 made them less effective as a signal mechanism, and the market reactive was most positive to on market buybacks compared to other methods of repurchasing.
Norway: Skjeltorp (2000) examined the short-term market impact of the repurchase event during the short period since the Norway permitted repurchasing in 1999.
Concerning methods of repurchasing, 51.4 % of the corporations in the sample have not yet decided about a repurchase method, while 37.8 % considering an open market repurchase, and 5.4% of the sample selected a Dutch auction tender offer.
The number of firms repurchasing their own shares is still limited in the entire world, with exception of USA, Canada and UK.
Similar to the results presented in Table III, the primary differences among the infrequent, occasional, and frequent repurchasing groups in control-firm adjusted characteristics is that the more frequent repurchasers have lower debt ratios, share turnover, and standard deviation of operating income, but have higher institutional ownership and more options outstanding.
The debt ratios of each of the repurchasing groups are lower than their matched control firms.
Table V reports stock returns segmented by repurchasing frequency both prior and subsequent to the repurchase announcement.
This evidence would seem counter the findings of Ikenberry, Lakonishok, and Vermaelen (1995), who find that repurchasing firms outperform a matched sample over a four-year period following the repurchase announcement.