MEDNAX Inc. completed an accelerated share repurchase program for $250 million of its common stock.
Under the program, about 5.9 million common shares were repurchased at an average price of $42.47 apiece.
The accelerated repurchase program was launched as part of a $500 million share repurchase authorized by the company's board in August. As of Dec. 13, about $250 million was remaining under the authorization.
Sunrise, Fla.-based Mednax operates a national physician network and also provides services such as consulting and clinical specialties to healthcare facilities and physicians.