EADS Said to Study Buyback to Cushion Shareholder Stock Disposal

EADS Said to Study Buyback to Cushion Shareholder Stock Disposal

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European Aeronautic, Defence & Space Co. is considering a buyback of as much as 3 billion euros ($3.93 billion) worth of stock to help mitigate the effect of shares being sold on the market as founding investors pare their stakes, people familiar with the plan said.