When the share price was around $23.50 the CEO noted the disconnect between the share price and companies performance and started buying shares BIG TIME.. Now that the share price is approaching $22 the CEO must be backing up the truck to fill it with newly purchased shares or has the BOD replaced him for negligence. If the BOD hasn't replaced the CEO then the BOD needs to be replaced for incompetence!!
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Why would you buy back shares instead of lowering debt thru retirement of debt? Generally you buy back shares to keep the stock price up if you are selling shares every month. Lowering debt will keep the company functioning for the long term which is best for most of the shareholders. Right now management is increasing debt without a plan to repay it. Bankruptcy would close the company and cancel shareholders equity. What will the salesman say when a loss is recorded this quarter? We bought back shares for "some of the shareholders".