And then, according to Statista, it retired 14.5 million Apple shares in the first three weeks of January.
Below: Buybacks by month. Click on the “Average price” column to see dollars per share. Not seeing the bar graph? Click here.
Note: Corrected data courtesy friend-of-the-blog Turley Muller.
My best guess: Tim Cook knew in December that his Jan. 2 guidance warning would send the stock into free fall. Why invite investor lawsuits and SEC scrutiny?