Stock Repurchase: Definition & Benefits

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What does EPS stand for?

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1. Which of the following is a real-world consideration for how management should handle excess cash?

2. What is a cash dividend?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet delves into the fundamental terms and considerations involved in stock repurchase, providing an easy way for you to measure the progression of your knowledge on the subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions in this stock repurchase assessment test:

  • EPS
  • Handling excess cash
  • Cash dividends
  • The buying of company shares

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve a practice problem involving company shares
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms and acronyms, such as cash dividend and EPS
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the handling of excess cash and the effect of management buying back stock

Additional Learning

To learn more, you can dive into the accompanying lesson called Stock Repurchase: Definition & Benefits. This lesson integrates the following objectives:

  • Know how the market value of a company is determined
  • Define stock repurchase and grasp the action of it within a provided example
  • Understand the motivation of management to buy back shares
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