Carbonite Announces $50 Million Share Repurchase Program
BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), a leading data protection provider for businesses, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a share repurchase program authorizing the purchase of up to $50 million of the Company’s common stock.
Under this program, the Company may repurchase stock from time to time, in amounts, at prices, and at such times the Company deems appropriate, subject to market conditions, legal requirements and other considerations. The Company’s repurchases may be executed using open market purchases, privately negotiated purchases or other transactions.
The Company intends to fund repurchases under this share repurchase program from cash on hand and cash generated from operations. The share repurchase program does not obligate the Company to repurchase any specific number of shares, and may be suspended, modified or terminated at any time without prior notice.
“We are confident in our ability to deliver our total growth strategy and are committed to driving a balance of organic and inorganic growth initiatives,” said Mohamad Ali, CEO of Carbonite. “With our expanding free cash flow and strong balance sheet we are able to execute this strategy while repurchasing shares of stock, driving value for our shareholders.”
Carbonite had approximately 34.6 million shares of common stock outstanding as of October 31, 2018.
Carbonite provides a robust Data Protection Platform for businesses, including backup, disaster recovery, high availability and workload migration technology. The Carbonite Data Protection Platform supports global businesses with secure cloud infrastructure. To learn more visit www.Carbonite.com.
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