Cash Flows

Cash Flows Is cash really trash? This chart shows the largest cash outflows since June 2018. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

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

GWIM Cash Flows

GWIM Cash Flows This chart shows the largest cash outflow from BofA’s private clients since April 2019, while there has been a lot of cash inflow this year. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Shareholder Return vs. Free Cash Flow

Shareholder Return vs. Free Cash Flow Thanks to low interest rates, shareholder return has exceeded free cash flow levels again. U.S. companies cannot spend more than they earn indefinitely. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Dividends and Buybacks vs. Free Cash Flow

Dividends and Buybacks vs. Free Cash Flow Dividends and buybacks have exceeded free cash flow levels again, thanks to low interest rates. But companies cannot spend more than they earn forever. Image: Capital Group

GWIM Flows to Cash

GWIM Flows to Cash BofA’s private clients are drawing down large amounts of cash. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

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