Stock Buybacks Since 2000

Stock Buybacks Since 2000 Thanks to tax cuts and low interest rates, the stock market should get around $1 trillion boost via buybacks this year. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. Corporate Stock Buybacks Are Booming Since 2010!

U.S. Corporate Stock Buybacks Are Booming Since 2010! Thanks to tax cuts and low interest rates. What would happen if companies reinvested instead of buying their own shares? Unfortunately, artificially low interest rates are associated with unnecessary debt. See how corporate debt-to-GDP has increased since the Great Recession.

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., Share buybacks are on the rise and that’s good news for stocks. Image: Fidelity Investments

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

Buybacks by Sector

Buybacks by Sector Stock buybacks are concentrated in the technology sector. Image: BofA Securities