Buyback Authorizations
Dataset of stock buyback announcements for over 4,000 listed companies.
How to use
# For use in your algorithms
# Both free samples and full paid datasets will be available
# through this namespace
from quantopian.pipeline.data.eventvestor import BuybackAuthorizations
from quantopian.pipeline.factors.eventvestor import BusinessDaysSinceBuybackAuth

# For use in Quantopian Research
# To try out the free sample
from quantopian.interactive.data.eventvestor import buyback_auth_free

# For using the full paid version
from quantopian.interactive.data.eventvestor import buyback_auth
Key Metrics
asof_date - EventVestor's timestamp of event capture
buyback_type - types include new, additional, reinstates, suspends, reduction
buyback_amount - the amount of buyback_units being bought back
buyback_units - the units of buyback_amount: values include millions of dollars (or other local currency), shares in millions, or percent of shares outstanding
buyback_purpose - types include general corporate, undervalued, stock options, acquisition
Example Usage
Various notebooks, algorithms, and posts that use this data.

Vendor
Eventvestor provides accurate, timely, and actionable information. EventVestor brings structure and relevance to financial and business data, enabling better investment and business decisions, faster.
Price
$85/month
Timespan of data
01 Jun 2007 - Ongoing
Free data availability
01 Jun 2007 - 19 Oct 2015