, Nov. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) ("Daqo New Energy," the "Company" or "we"), a leading manufacturer of high-purity polysilicon for the global solar PV industry, today announced that its board of directors has approved a US$700 million share repurchase program, effective from November 7, 2022 to December 31, 2023.
The board of directors has authorized Daqo New Energy to repurchase up to US$700 million worth of its own issued and outstanding ordinary shares or American depositary shares representing ordinary shares on the open market, in negotiated transactions off the market, in block trades or through other legally permissible means in accordance with applicable United States securities laws.
The Company expects to fund the repurchase primarily out of its potentially available cash, as well as its existing cash balance. The repurchase program does not obligate Daqo New Energy to acquire any particular number of ordinary shares or ADSs at any specific time. The board of directors will review the share repurchase program periodically and may authorize adjustment of its terms and size accordingly.
About Daqo New Energy Corp.
Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) ("Daqo" or the "Company") is a leading manufacturer of high-purity polysilicon for the global solar PV industry. Founded in 2007, the Company manufactures and sells high-purity polysilicon to photovoltaic product manufactures, who further process the polysilicon into ingots, wafers, cells and modules for solar power solutions. The Company has a total polysilicon nameplate capacity of 105,000 metric tons and is one of the world's lowest cost producers of high-purity polysilicon.
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Daqo New Energy Corp.
Mr. Rene Vanguestaine
Phone: +86 178 1749 0483
In the U.S.
Ms. Linda Bergkamp
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