Typically, a company will announce a buyback program and indicate how long it expects the program to run.
The length of time it takes for a company to complete a buyback can vary depending on a few factors, such as the size of the buyback, the number of shares being repurchased, and the market conditions at the time.
Typically, a company will announce a buyback program and indicate how long it expects the program to run. This can be a specific period of time or an open-ended program with no set end date. Once the company has announced the buyback, it may begin purchasing shares immediately or over the course of the program.
The actual time it takes for the company to complete the buyback will depend on a few factors, such as how quickly the company can find willing sellers, the volume of shares being traded, and any market conditions that may affect the price of the shares.
In general, it is difficult to predict exactly how long a buyback will take to complete. However, companies are required to disclose their progress on the buyback program in their quarterly and annual financial statements, so investors can monitor the company’s progress towards completing the buyback.