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Subject:  Yankee Candle Gets Waxed Date:  2/18/2005  3:17 PM
Author:  TMFTwitty Number:  128 of 141

By Jeremy MacNealy
February 18, 2005

Yankee Candle's (NYSE: YCC) stock was waxed this week, not because of poor profit margins or abysmal levels of free cash flow. In 2005, it will initiate its third $100 million share-buyback program in as many years -- cash generation is not one of its problems. Its stock price dropped because sales were less than impressive...

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