This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Descartes Announces Renewed Normal Course Issuer Bid For Common Shares

WATERLOO, Ontario, Dec. 21, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) announced acceptance by the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") of Descartes' Notice of Intention to make a Normal Course Issuer Bid (the "NCIB"). Pursuant to the NCIB, Descartes proposes to purchase through the facilities of the TSX and/or the NASDAQ Global Select Market ("NASDAQ") or such other permitted means, from time to time, if it is considered advisable, up to an aggregate of 4,997,322 common shares of Descartes, representing approximately 10% of the public float (within the meaning of the rules of the TSX), being 49,973,220 common shares as of December 13, 2010. As of December 13, 2010, Descartes had 61,595,077 issued and outstanding common shares.

Purchases of common shares under the NCIB may commence on December 23, 2010 and will conclude on the earlier of the date on which purchases under the bid have been completed and December 22, 2011. Other than block purchase exceptions, daily purchases on the TSX will be limited to 29,868 common shares. The NCIB does not require Descartes to purchase a minimum number of shares, and it may be modified, suspended or terminated at any time without prior notice. The specific timing and amount of share purchases will vary based on market conditions, regulatory requirements and other factors. All purchases are expected to be made through the facilities of the TSX and/or NASDAQ in accordance with its respective rules and policies or through other permitted means (including through other published markets) at the prevailing market price of such shares on NASDAQ or the TSX at the time of the acquisition or as otherwise permitted. All common shares purchased by Descartes pursuant to the NCIB will be cancelled.

The Board of Directors of Descartes believes that the proposed purchases are in the best interests of Descartes and are a desirable use of Descartes' funds. 

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 17,787.43 +9.28 0.05%
S&P 500 2,063.73 +2.50 0.12%
NASDAQ 4,755.6260 +7.23 0.15%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs