SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has reinstated its share repurchase program. Trimble had previously announced a temporary suspension of the program in the second quarter of 2018 in connection with the Viewpoint acquisition. Approximately $392 million remains under the current share repurchase authorization. Trimble remains committed to its deleveraging plan.
The reinstatement of the repurchase program is effective immediately. Shares may be purchased from time to time, subject to general business and market conditions and other investment opportunities, through open market purchases, privately negotiated transactions or other means. The repurchase authorization may be commenced, suspended or discontinued at any time at the Company's discretion.
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB), visit: www.trimble.com.
Certain statements made in this press release regarding Trimble's plans to repurchase up to $392 million of its common shares, the anticipated timing of such repurchases, the manner in which Trimble may effect such repurchase, and other statements that are not historical in nature constitute forward looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements involve risks and uncertainties, and actual events and results may differ materially from those described in this news release. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, Trimble's available resources and cash flows from operating activities to repurchase the shares, changing market prices for Trimble common stock, economic trends in the markets served by Trimble, and alternative uses of capital. More information about potential factors which could affect Trimble's business, financial results, and plans for share repurchases is set forth in reports filed with the SEC, including Trimble's quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and its annual report on Form 10K. All forward looking statements are based on information available to Trimble as of the date hereof, and Trimble assumes no obligation to update such statements.