EATONTOWN, N.J., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Osteotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTE), a leader in the emerging field of biologic products for regenerative healing, announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program under which up to $5.0 million of Osteotech's common stock may be acquired. Stock repurchases may be executed from time to time at current market prices through open-market and privately negotiated transactions in such amounts as management deems appropriate. The final number of shares repurchased will depend on a variety of factors including price, corporate and regulatory requirements and other market conditions. The repurchase program may be terminated at any time without prior notice.
Sam Owusu-Akyaw, Osteotech's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "The authorization of the stock repurchase program by Osteotech's Board of Directors demonstrates the confidence the Board of Directors has in the long-term prospects of Osteotech. The management team and the Board of Directors feel our shares are currently undervalued and believe the repurchase program is an excellent way to enhance the long-term value of the Company."
Osteotech, Inc., headquartered in Eatontown, New Jersey, is a global leader in providing OsteoBiologic solutions for regenerative medicine to support surgeons and their patients in the repair of the musculoskeletal system through the development of innovative therapy-driven products that alleviate pain, promote biologic healing and restore function. For further information regarding Osteotech or this press release, please go to Osteotech's website at http://www.osteotech.com.
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