S&P 500 Payout Ratio

S&P 500 Payout Ratio The S&P 500 payout ratio has gradually declined over time, as S&P 500 companies turn to buybacks. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Payout Ratio

S&P 500 Payout Ratio Stock buybacks and dividends as a percentage of free cash flow are reaching dangerous levels. Image: MarketWatch

S&P 500 Weekly Announced Buybacks

S&P 500 Weekly Announced Buybacks Buybacks are coming back and that’s good news for stocks, as more buybacks lead to a higher payout ratio. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation