As it turns out, Anadarko Petroleum
Just this week, we've seen either new or increased repurchase programs from National Fuel Gas
The mother of all buybacks this week, however, was announced by PotashCorp
Well, not me, because I never got around to grabbing any shares. But maybe you were smarter.
Of course, the size of a buyback doesn't guarantee greatness. AIG
PotashCorp's management is showing terrific capital discipline here. Rather than throwing billions of dollars at a new mine, the company is improving its assets through expansion, while simultaneously reinvesting in itself through repurchases. At a high-single-digit multiple of estimated 2009 earnings, it's hard to see this strategy going wrong.