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How To Capture Share Buybacks With An ETF

Benzinga.com
0 Comments| May 13, 2014

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The trend of companies announcing share buybacks to reduce their outstanding float and increase their stock price has continued in earnest this year.

Recent announcements from companies such as Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Ford (NYSE: F) highlight strategic management decisions to use billions in excess cash or cheap financing in order to enhance shareholder value.

Seeking out these companies used to be a difficult task that required a great deal of analytical work. Now it's easy--several ETFs focus exclusively on stocks with extensive buyback plans in place

The PowerShares Buyback Achievers Portfolio (NYSE: PKW) is comprised of US securities that repurchased five percent or more of their shares ...

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