Avnet Expands Share Repurchase Program by $500 Million; Increases Dividend by 5.9%
Builds upon its disciplined share repurchase and dividend programs, while transforming the company to support customers at every stage of the product lifecycle
In addition, Avnet's Board of Directors approved a 5.9% increase in the
quarterly cash dividend to
"The expansion of our share repurchase program and dividend increase
highlight Avnet's commitment to creating value for investors. Taken
together, these programs have returned approximately
Amelio continued, "With the sale of the Technology Solutions business
this week, Avnet is now solely focused on supporting our electronic
components and integrated and embedded solutions customers at every
stage of the product lifecycle. The approximately
Avnet has approved a cumulative total of
Avnet plans to repurchase stock from time to time at the discretion of management in open market or privately negotiated transactions or otherwise, subject to applicable laws, regulations and approvals, strategic considerations, market conditions and other factors. The company may terminate or limit the stock repurchase program at any time without prior notice.
This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to uncertainty and changes in facts and circumstances. The forward-looking statements herein include statements addressing future financial and operating results of Avnet and may include words such as "will," "anticipate," "expect," believe," and "should," and other words and terms of similar meaning in connection with any discussions of future operating or financial performance, business prospects or market conditions. Actual results may vary materially from the expectations contained in the forward-looking statements.
The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements: the Company's ability to retain and grow market share and to generate additional cash flow, risks associated with any acquisition activities and the successful integration of acquired companies, declines in sales, changes in business conditions and the economy in general, changes in market demand and pricing pressures, any material changes in the allocation of product or product rebates by suppliers, allocations of products by suppliers, other competitive and/or regulatory factors affecting the businesses of Avnet generally.
More detailed information about these and other factors is set forth in
Avnet's filings with the
From idea to design and from prototype to production, Avnet supports customers at each stage of a product's lifecycle. A comprehensive portfolio of design and supply chain services makes Avnet the go-to guide for innovators who set the pace for technological change. For nearly a century, Avnet has helped its customers and suppliers around the world realize the transformative possibilities of technology. Learn more about Avnet at www.avnet.com. (AVT_IR)
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