Why a company would buy it’s own stock

Companies may issue common or preferred stock to generate cash flow. However, sometimes companies will buy back stock that was issued to shareholders. Discuss at least one reason why a company would buy back its own stock and provide an example to support your points. In addition, discuss any potential negative effects of the stock repurchase. Participate in follow-up discussion by changing the fact patterns provided by classmates to show when/why a company may want to reissue its treasury stock. Provide an example to support your points

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