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Should you buy shares that are trading below their buyback price?

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Investors often demonstrate a tendency to buy shares that trade at a discount to their buyback price. True, buybacks allow price discovery to some extent but following this strategy in isolation may prove risky at times.

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20 Potential split and bonus candidates…

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When a company announces a stock split it increases the total outstanding shares by reducing the face value. Issuing bonus shares—a corporate action of capitalizing reserves—does the same without any change in the face value.

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