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As of the end of 2Q16, $NKE had repurchased a total of 183.9MM shares at a cost of $7.19Bil under its four-year, $8Bil share repurchase program approved by BoD in Sept. 2012. In Nov. 2015, BoD approved a new four-year, $12Bil program to repurchase shares of $NKE's Class B common stock, which will commence at the completion of the current program.
$MCD stock rose more than 2% after it posted better than expected 3Q16 results, driven by global same-store sales growth. Meanwhile, earnings and revenue were lower than last year, hurt by refranchising efforts.
$RAI has received a $47 billion take over offer from British tobacco giant British American Tobacco! This is huge!
No better outlook on $MSFT. Even if the results beat a bit, the stock may move 4 to 6% higher, but won't go above $60.