Cash – FMS Investors

Cash – FMS Investors BofA FMS investors are underweight cash, suggesting an early-stage recovery as after the internet bubble and the Great Financial Crisis. Image: BofA Global Fund Manager Survey

FMS Cash Balance and S&P 500

FMS Cash Balance and S&P 500 BofA FMS cash levels fell to 4.0%, triggering a “sell” signal, as vaccine optimism rises. Image: BofA Global Fund Manager Survey

2020 Inflows: Equities, Bonds, Cash and Gold

2020 Inflows: Equities, Bonds, Cash and Gold There is still a lot of cash on the sideline, which could be put to work in the market. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

U.S. Companies – Record Balance Sheet Cash

U.S. Companies – Record Balance Sheet Cash U.S. companies have accumulated record amounts of cash on their balance sheets to absorb the shock of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown measures. Image: J.P. Morgan US Equity Strategy & Global Quantitative Research

Performance vs. S&P 500 by Uses of Cash

Performance vs. S&P 500 by Uses of Cash Should investors forget buybacks and dividends? U.S. companies that spend the most cash on M&A have outperformed the S&P 500 since December 2017. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Cash to Shareholders

Cash to Shareholders Companies slashed payouts to shareholders in an attempt to stem the financial damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Image: J.P. Morgan

Free Cash Flow Margin for S&P 500 and Tech Sector

Free Cash Flow Margin for S&P 500 and Tech Sector The free cash flow margin for the tech sector has risen from less than 5% in the aftermath of the Internet bubble to more than 23% today. Image: J.P. Morgan Asset Management