|6 Months Ended|
Aug. 31, 2018
In January 2018, our Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of up to $3.0 billion of our Class A Common Stock and Class B Convertible Common Stock (the “2018 Authorization”). The Board of Directors did not specify a date upon which this authorization would expire. Shares repurchased under the 2018 Authorization have become treasury shares.
For the six months ended August 31, 2018, we repurchased 2,352,145 shares of Class A Common Stock pursuant to the 2018 Authorization at an aggregate cost of $504.3 million through open market transactions.
As of August 31, 2018, total shares repurchased under the 2018 Authorization are as follows:
In October 2018, our Board of Directors retired 74,000,000 shares of our Class A treasury stock. The retired shares are now authorized and unissued shares of our Class A Common Stock.
The entire disclosure for shareholders' equity comprised of portions attributable to the parent entity and noncontrolling interest, including other comprehensive income. Includes, but is not limited to, balances of common stock, preferred stock, additional paid-in capital, other capital and retained earnings, accumulated balance for each classification of other comprehensive income and amount of comprehensive income.
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