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English definition of “share buyback”

share buyback

noun [C]     (also stock buyback) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
an offer by a company to buy shares of its own stock from shareholders: Analysts still expect a share buyback at some stage. The company is pressing ahead with a €750 million share buyback programme. → See also buyback
(Definition of share buyback noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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