The Misconceptions of Stock BuyBacks: To Buyback or Pay Dividends?
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Stock Buybacks: Public Enemy Number One?

September 18, 2018

U.S. corporations are buying back shares of their own stock in record amounts. And pundits are attributing these purchases to everything from the market’s climb to a growth in income inequality. But do those claims hold up to the facts?

In this special report, we take a closer look at stock buybacks and how they do (and do not) impact the stock market and broader economy.

Topics include:

  • Do companies purchase stock instead of paying their workers more?
  • Would management be better off investing in their business instead of their stock?
  • Are earnings artificially increased by buybacks?
  • And are buybacks propping up the current bull market?

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DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE!

U.S. corporations that once issued stock to help finance their growth are now buying that stock back—in record amounts. These buybacks have made headlines recently as pundits have tried to ascribe their increasing use to everything from the market’s climb to a growth in income inequality.

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