Please, for shareholders, a holiday gift. Also will raise profits, since 4.5% dividend would be saved on retired shares.
Sentiment: Strong Buy
They are borrowing money for the buyback. How can that be good?
They are paying less in interest than they spend on the dividend. Quite simple really.
if Apple deal is announced this week, $28 is easily attainable.
Intel is "good for 30"
26 - 28 sounds great, but also like pie in the sky! How do you expect such a move in a week?