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Will AT&T's Big Buy Produce Big Returns?

By Chris Hill - Apr 1, 2013 at 7:03PM

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Another big share buyback for AT&T. Will it pay off?

The following video is from Monday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jeff Fischer and Jason Moser discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

AT&T (T 1.67%) announced a new plan to buy back 300 million shares. It's the second big buyback for the company in the last year. Last July, AT&T announced plans to buy back 300 million shares. What does the buyback mean for investors? How does AT&T compare to such competitors as Verizon (VZ 0.28%)? In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discuss AT&T's big buy.

The relevant video segment can be found between 9:49 and 14:22.

For the full video of today's MarketFoolery, click here.

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