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It didn't fundamentally change the company in any way. With our stock buyback we were signaling to the market that we had no good ideas about how to spend that cash.
We were signaling that we didn't see much of a future in our business.
Typically, interest is paid to creditors on a quarterly or monthly basis providing cash flow to investors while the principal is outstanding.
Principal can be amortized, meaning paid in installments over the life of the loan, or paid in full at maturity, known as a bullet maturity.
Figure 1 is a depiction of a typical amortizing cash flow stream for a three-year $500,000 loan with an interest rate of 5% and a quarterly payment frequency.
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I don't remember the exact details of the buyback at The but we started buying the stock and it kept going down. But we were losing money on each buyback because we were overpaying for our own stock as it kept going down. We had more cash than it would take to buy back every share in the company and yet the stock kept going down.