SHANGHAI, China, Aug 8, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:JASO) ("JA Solar" or "the Company"), one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-performance solar cells and solar power products, today announced that its board of directors has approved a share repurchase program, effective immediately, that authorizes JA Solar to repurchase up to US$100 million of its American Depositary Shares, or ADSs.
The program permits the Company to purchase ADSs from time to time on the open market at prevailing market prices, in negotiated transactions off the market, and in block trades, in accordance with applicable securities laws and subject to restrictions relating to volume, price and timing.
"We are confident in JA Solar's long-term prospects because we believe that our financial and technological strengths, long-term relationships with the major players across the solar value chain, and unique position as the low cost leader in the solar industry, mean that our company is well-placed to benefit as the sector recovers," said Dr. Peng Fang, CEO of JA Solar. "Today's announcement demonstrates both that confidence for the future and our ongoing commitment to enhancing value for our shareholders."
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About JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products. The company sells its products to solar manufacturers worldwide, who assemble and integrate solar cells into modules and systems that convert sunlight into electricity for residential, commercial, and utility-scale power generation. For more information, please visit http://www.jasolar.com.
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