MCLEAN, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC), announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized and declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share. The cash dividend is payable on January 27, 2017 to stockholders of record on January 13, 2017.
In addition, SAIC today announced that its Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of up to 5 million shares of the company's common stock under an existing stock repurchase program. In September 2015, SAIC's Board of Directors approved the replenishment of a prior authorization of 5 million shares, under which the company has since repurchased approximately 3 million shares of the 5 million shares authorized. The current authorization in December 2016 replenishes the repurchase program by approximately 3 million shares in order to make available for repurchase again an aggregate of 5 million shares. Whether any repurchases are made and the timing and actual number of shares repurchased will depend on a variety of factors, including price, corporate, contractual and regulatory requirements and other market conditions.
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