But remember: Repurchases don't always pay off for investors.
The chip sector as a whole is being dragged down by some laggards, but some of the better performers have charts worth reviewing.
These ETFs have huge AAPL holdings at a fraction of the full share price.
The online retailer is reportedly looking to expand its video production arm. Look out, Netflix.
Hershey is upgraded to 'buy' at Goldman, and Southwest is downgraded to 'neutral' at BofA/Merrill.
The company's profits are down 30% in 2011, and the market-lagging performance seems to persist.
A cloud-based content delivery system could benefit a host of players in the tech sector.
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