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Top Wall Street firms are getting increasingly worried corporate stock buybacks are drying up just when the market needs them most
Of S&P 500 companies, 164 have either suspended their buyback programs or cut their dividends, according to a Goldman Sachs note published on Tuesday.
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The stock market's recent rally from late-March lows is best attributed to investors' "fear of missing out," Goldman's analysts wrote Friday.
The famed investor predicted more people would fly and the airlines would keep their value and continue buying back shares. Then the pandemic arrived.
Warren Buffett may have ditched airline stocks and spent $20 billion on stock buybacks, investor Chris Bloomstran says
The Berkshire Hathaway boss would spend $100 billion on an acquisition "if the right elephant came along," Bloomstran said.
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Debate around whether buybacks are "socially unacceptable" could place a permanent drag on stock repurchases, Sanford Bernstein analysts wrote.
UK’s biggest banks were hit with a warning to freeze their dividends during the Covid-19 uncertainty or face formal action
Shares of UK's largest banks fall after they suspended outstanding dividends and agreed to no payments until the end of 2020.
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Companies of all types have long been accused of using excess capital to enrich shareholders over all else.
Total S&P 500 buybacks "seem to have peaked," since the great financial crisis, according to Sean Darby, global equity strategist at Jefferies.
The share repurchase plan marks the third one worth $40 billion the company has pursued in the last six years.
Share repurchases have been a crucial backstop for the equity bull market, which has run for more than 10 years.