Teekay Receives $180M Increase to Share Repurchase Program
Teekay Shipping Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a $180 million increase to the existing share repurchase program.
Since the end of November 2004, when Teekay announced the authorization of its first share repurchase program, the company has repurchased approximately $555 million, or 15.5% of its outstanding shares. With $49 million remaining under the existing share repurchase program, the $180 million increase announced today results in a total remaining share repurchase authorization of approximately $229 million. If the remaining $229 million repurchase program is completed at an average price of $42.91 per share (Teekay’s closing share price on December 5, 2005), the Company will have repurchased a total of approximately $784 million, or approximately 22%, of its outstanding shares since November 2004.