You can now read 10 articles each month for free on BostonGlobe.com.

The Boston Globe

Business

Market Movers

Edwards Lifesciences to buy back shares

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. said that its board has authorized a program to repurchase up to an additional $750 million worth of the company’s stock, Dow Jones reported. The company has a market capitalization value of $7.6 billion, according­ to FactSet. Separately Tuesday, the company said chief financial officer Thomas M. Abate will retire this year; he turns 60 in August. Edwards is the biggest maker of aortic heart valves implanted with a catheter.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than $1 a week