Plus   Neg

Simplicity Bancorp Announces Fourth Stock Buyback Program

Simplicity Bancorp, Inc. (SMPL), the holding company for Simplicity Bank, said Friday that its Board of Directors authorized the fourth stock repurchase program pursuant to which the company plans to repurchase up to 5% of its issued and outstanding shares upon completion of the third stock repurchase program, or up to about 413,081 shares.

The timing of the repurchases will depend on certain factors, including but not limited to, market conditions and prices, the Company's liquidity requirements and alternative uses of capital.

Since November 30, 2011, the company has repurchased about 1.35 million shares at prices ranging from $12.00 to $15.44 per share with an average price of $14.29 per share. There are 24,145 shares remaining to be repurchased under the previous repurchase programs.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
Qualcomm Inc.'s former Chairman Paul Jacobs plans to acquire the chipmaker founded by his father and has approached several global investors in an effort to fund the buyout, the Financial Times reported. According to the report, Jacobs informed members of the Qualcomm board about his intention to take the company private. Qualcomm has a market capitalization of $90 billion. Tiffany & Co. (TIF) reported fourth-quarter net earnings of $62 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, which were 61% below the prior year's $158 million, or $1.26 per diluted share. The company recorded tax-related charges in the fourth quarter of 2017 and certain impairment charges in last year's fourth... BlackBerry has extended the term of its Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman John Chen through 2023. He has been heading the company for the last five years. Chen joined BlackBerry when the smartphone pioneer was going through a troubled time. He was focused on overhauling with a special focus on diversification. BlackBerry, the former leader in the smartphone space, is now into auto m
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT