General Motors approves new $6 billion share buyback plan

The company had in November outlined a $10 billion stock buyback on the heels of reaching a costly new labor agreement with the United Auto Workers union.

GM completed the first tranche in the first quarter and is on track to reduce its outstanding share count to under 1 billion. Its market capitalization was $54 billion as of latest close, as per LSEG data.

GM had in January raised its dividend by 33% to 12 cents per share. Its shares were up 1% in premarket trading.

(This story has been corrected to say the dividend was raised in January, not April, in paragraph 4)

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