accelerated share repurchase (ASR)


A type of arrangement used by companies that are publicly traded for the purpose of buying back their stock shares. An accelerated share repurchase program is used when a company wants to buy back their shares on the open market when they deem them to be undervalued.

Use this term in a sentence

Related Terms

Browse Definitions by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
accelerated payment accounting convention