Anyone have the number it would have been w/o buyback?
The buyback effect is about 2.4%. In other words, without buyback, earning would have been 2.4% lower.
I meant to say the earning per share would have been 2.4% lower. Earning would have been the same of course.
Well, they destroyed 20 millions shares out of 930 millions. so not a lot, but if they do this each quarter for years its stacks up