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CBS accelerates buyback program with $1.4B repurchase

CBS (NYSE: CBS and CBS.A) announced an acceleration of its stock repurchase program that was part of a February 27 announcement. The company announced that it was buying back approximately 47 million shares of class B stock for $1.4 billion. The company did not comment on whether it intends to expand the $1.5 billion program [...]

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AIG in the Spotlight

AIG (NYSE:AIG) announced a change in dividend policy and a stock repurchase program. The company will be hiking the current $0.165 quarterly dividend by approximately 20% with the May declaration.  ### PAYOUT YIELD ANALYSIS  We are projecting the new annualized dividend to be $0.80 per share. In addition, AIG uncovered plans to repurchase $8 billion [...]

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