May 29, 2011

At its annual meeting, Lowe’s chairman and CEO Robert A. Niblock continued to hammer on the theme of transformation at the nation's second-largest home center chain.

“Making home improvement simple for customers starts with making it simple for our employees by providing them with the right technology and resources,” said Niblock. “Throughout our 65-year history, Lowe’s has changed many times. To be successful in the future, we must transform the shopping experience for customers wherever and however they choose to shop with Lowe’s.”

March 28, 2011

A "stabilized business" has paved the way for an accelerated stock buy-back program at Atlanta-based The Home Depot. 

The home improvement giant announced the pricing of a $2 billion senior note issuance to refinance $1 billion of senior notes that came due in March 2011 and to repurchase $1 billion of outstanding shares through an accelerated share repurchase program with Barclays Capital. 

January 17, 2011

North Plains, Ore.-based LBM distributor Jewett-Cameron Trading Company Ltd. authorized a share repurchase plan to purchase for cancellation up to 350,000 common shares through facilities of the NASDAQ Stock. This amount represents approximately 17% of the approximately 2.0 million common shares outstanding.  During 2010, the Company repurchased 376,112 shares under a prior formal plan of repurchase, the company said.

December 30, 2008

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An increase in international sales helped offset weakness in domestic business....

November 26, 2007

The company’s board of directors authorized purchases of up to 1 million shares of its...

September 4, 2007

Home Depot will purchase approximately 290 million shares of company stock for $10.7 billion, meeting...

July 15, 2007

Lenders include Lehman Brothers, Commercial Paper Inc., Merrill Lynch, Capital Corp. and others....