HUNTSMAN CORPORATION STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
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Mar. 31, 2018
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12. HUNTSMAN CORPORATION STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
Share Repurchase Program
On February 7, 2018, our Board of Directors authorized our Company to repurchase up to an additional $400 million in shares of our common stock in addition to the $50 million remaining under our September 2015 share repurchase authorization. Repurchases may be made through the open market or in privately negotiated transactions, and repurchases may be commenced or suspended from time to time without prior notice. Shares of common stock acquired through the repurchase program are held in treasury at cost. During the three months ended March 31, 2018, we repurchased 1,685,300 shares of our common stock for approximately $51 million under the repurchase program. From April 1, 2018 through April 19, 2018, we repurchased an additional 1,822,315 shares of our common stock for approximately $52.
Dividends on Common Stock
During the quarter ended March 31, 2018 we paid dividends of $39 million, or $0.1625 per share, and during the quarter ended March 31, 2017, we paid dividends of $30 million, or $0.125 per share, to common stockholders.
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