(Reuters) – Merck & Co Inc said it has entered into a $ 5 billion share repurchase agreement with Goldman Sachs Group Inc, as the drug giant looks to prop up shareholder value in face of stiff competition from makers … Continue reading
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(Reuters) – Shares of network gear maker F5 Networks Inc fell as much as 20 percent and dragged down others in the sector after the company estimated second-quarter results way below analysts’…
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim’s telecom giant, America Movil, aims to boost by 40 billion pesos ($ 3.21 billion) the fund it uses to repurchase shares, the company said in a…
ATHENS, March 8 (Reuters) – A voluntary share exchange offer that will allow Greek Coke bottler Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCH) to move from Greece to Switzerland and list on the London Stock Exchange has been approved by the British authorities.
March 5 (Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc, the world’s leading supplier of chips for cellphones, said it was raising its quarterly cash dividend by 40 percent and introduced a new $ 5 billion stock repurchase program, sending its shares higher in … Continue reading
(Reuters) – Diversified healthcare company Johnson & Johnson, which makes consumer products like the Neutrogena-brand line, said on Monday that Venezuela’s February 13 devaluation of its currency would cut first quarter profit by 4 cents per share.
TAIPEI (Reuters) – AU Optronics’ plans to raise as much as $ 350 million in an overseas share issue sparked a surge in its shares, signaling that strong demand for high-definition displays in tablets…
* Shares price at low end of guidance (Adds RIC, closing price)
LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Fracking and a global surge in offshore exploration pose the biggest challenge to Saudi Arabia’s oil policy since the 1980s.