Do Buybacks Destroy Shareholder Value? [ANALYSIS]Rupert Hargreaves
There is nothing that divides the investment community more than share buybacks.
However, despite the wealth of information, and studies on the benefits/drawbacks of repurchases, a solid universal conclusion has remained elusive.
Opposition to buybacks
In the UK, buybacks are generally considered a waste of shareholder funds. British investors prefer their investments to pay hefty dividends. Many reasons are citied exclusively for paying members. Access all of our content on including years of timeless investment news and in depth analysis for only a few dollars a month by signing up here while also supporting quality content and journalism, or learn more about our premium content here
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