Waters Announces $500M Stock Repurchase Program | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Waters today announced that its board has approved a plan to repurchase up to $500 million of its outstanding common shares over the next 24 months.

The board gave its approval on Wednesday. Purchases will be made through open market transactions. The company recently completed a $500 million stock repurchase program that was announced in February 2009.

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