NetApp Strives to Shed Hardware-only Image
The big data storage provider still sells mostly hardware but positions itself as a key player in a "hybrid cloud" world.
Accelerated Share Repurchases Help Execs, Not Investors
The increasingly popular method of buying back shares creates an immediate EPS boost that serves to help managers secure bonuses, study suggests.
Share Buybacks: Who Really Benefits?
Corporations should exist for a greater purpose than maximizing value to shareholders — and executives.
Markets Fairly Grade Share Buybacks
Instead of debating whether to ban share repurchases, we should focus on how to exclude the impact of buybacks from executive compensation.
Are Rising Dividend Payouts Backed By Cash?
“Firms are only capable of sustainably maintaining their dividend payouts provided they are generating sufficient free cash flow,” researchers contend.
Capital Gets a Reset
Among a number of capital-raising experiments, some companies are seeking investors for specific projects.
Buyback Totals Demonstrate Restraint
Second-quarter data for S&P 500 companies show a pullback in share repurchases compared with the first quarter.
How to Tell Good Buybacks from Bad Ones
Buyback ROI, a tool first introduced on CFO.com, can be used by executives and investors to determine when buybacks are more likely to be successful.
JetBlue Stock Soars on Share Buyback Boost
The airline is doubling its repurchase program as checked bag fees and higher fares have generated an unexpected windfall.
In Tech, It’s How Well You Invest that Matters
What seems to matter most is not how much you invest but how well you invest.
Sotheby’s Reshuffles Cash to Fund Share Buyback
The auction house is eliminating its dividend and repatriating foreign earnings as it increases its share repurchase program by $200 million.