FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 16, 2023 -- Conduent Incorporated (Nasdaq: CNDT) (the "Company”), a global technology-led business solutions and services company, today announced that its board of directors has approved a share repurchase program of up to $75 million of the Company's common stock over the next three years.
“This announcement demonstrates our belief in Conduent’s business strategy and the growth opportunities over the long term,” said Cliff Skelton, Conduent President and Chief Executive Officer. “This plan underscores the commitment outlined in our recent Investor Briefing to deliver long-term value to our shareholders through a balanced capital allocation strategy and reflects confidence in our cash flow trajectory, balance sheet strength, portfolio rationalization program and belief that our shares are an attractive investment opportunity."
The Company, in its discretion, intends to repurchase shares from time to time using open market transactions, and may include Rule 10b5-1 trading plans, in all cases subject to compliance with the rules of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and other applicable legal requirements. Such repurchases will be funded from the Company’s cash on hand.
The repurchase program, which will have a term of three years, does not obligate the Company to acquire any particular number of shares and the repurchase program may be modified, suspended or discontinued at any time at the Company’s discretion without prior notice.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall it constitute an offer, solicitation, or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale is unlawful.
Conduent delivers digital business solutions and services spanning the commercial, government and transportation spectrum – creating exceptional outcomes for its clients and the millions of people who count on them. Through a dedicated global team of approximately 60,000 associates, process expertise, and advanced technologies, Conduent’s solutions and services digitally transform its clients’ operations to enhance customer experiences, improve performance, increase efficiencies and reduce costs. Conduent adds momentum to its clients’ missions in many ways including delivering 43 percent of nutrition assistance payments in the U.S., enabling 1.3 billion customer service interactions annually, empowering millions of employees through HR services every year and processing nearly 12 million tolling transactions every day. Learn more at www.conduent.com .
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