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|Northrop Grumman Announces Additional $4 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization - Plans to Retire 25 Percent of Outstanding Shares|
The company will use available cash balances and free cash flow to fund the repurchases. In addition, the company may issue debt under its current shelf registration in order to support accelerated share repurchases.
"Today's action and yesterday's dividend increase reflect confidence in our performance and our belief that our share repurchase program continues to create value for our shareholders," said
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