S&P 500 Weekly Announced Buybacks

S&P 500 Weekly Announced Buybacks Bye-bye buybacks, as the coronavirus pandemic has brought a sudden halt to share repurchases. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

S&P 500 Share Buyback Announcements

S&P 500 Share Buyback Announcements The coronavirus pandemic stops share repurchases. Buyback authorizations have declined by 66% year-over-year. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Buybacks and S&P 500 Returns

Buybacks and S&P 500 Returns Chart suggesting that there is no evidence that buybacks blackouts represent a risk to markets. Image: BofA Securities

Announced Share Buybacks in the U.S.

Announced Share Buybacks in the U.S. This chart puts into perspective the year-to-date running total of announced share buybacks in the U.S., The coronavirus pandemic stops share repurchases, and for the first time since 2009, S&P 500 companies spent more on dividends than on share buybacks. Image: Fidelity Investments

U.S. Share Buybacks and Dividends

U.S. Share Buybacks and Dividends Bye-bye buybacks? U.S. share buybacks are almost cut in half by the coronavirus pandemic. Image: Financial Times