O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. Announces Additional $500 Million Share Repurchase Authorization
O'Reilly Automotive (Nasdaq: ORLY) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a resolution to increase the authorization amount under its share repurchase program by an additional $500 million, raising the aggregate authorization under the program to $2 billion.
The additional $500 million authorization is effective for a three-year period, beginning on June 1, 2012. Stock repurchases under the program may be made from time to time, as the Company deems appropriate, solely through open market purchases effected through a broker dealer at prevailing market prices, based on a variety of factors such as price, corporate requirements and overall market conditions. There can be no assurance as to the number of shares the Company will purchase, if any. The share repurchase program may be increased or otherwise modified, renewed, suspended or terminated by the Company at any time, without prior notice.
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