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What: Shares of Seaspan
So what: Management aims to restore confidence following a sharp sell-off in shares of not just Seaspan but a variety of shipping stocks, including DryShips
Now what: Yet spending $150 million to repurchase shares at a premium might be overdoing it. After all, if the shares are cheap, wouldn't management create more value for shareholders by purchasing at a discount or increasing the dividend? Let me know what you think using the comments box below.
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