Thursday, March 26, 2015

Qualcomm: Wait For The Accelerated Buyback To Kick In Before Buying


Summary

  • Qualcomm announced a large buyback plan with an accelerated portion to start during FQ3.
  • While the headline is attention grabbing, stock option grants could dilute the impact.
  • Research suggests only loading up on a stock based on buybacks after they occur and not prior.
The recent major stock buyback announcement by Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) obtained a lot of attention. The headline grabbing news was exciting for shareholders, but the real news is whether the company spends the money without granting a ton of stock options in the process.

Read the full article at Seeking Alpha.


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