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Mastercard to repurchase up to $4 billion of its shares


(Reuters) - Payment processor Mastercard Inc said on Monday it would buy back up to $4 billion of its class A shares.The new share repurchase program will be effective at the completion of the company's previously announced $4 billion share repurchase program, Mastercard said.Under the previously announced buyback, the company has about $1.5 billion remaining, the statement added.The company said it also increased its quarterly cash dividend to 25 cents per share, a 14 percent increase over the previous dividend of 22 cents a share. Mastercard had 1.04 billion class A shares and 15.1 million ...

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First Published: Tue, December 05 2017. 06:25 IST