Buybacks and dividends

Buybacks And dividends Rose 85% In Past 10 years: S&P Capital IQ

The amount allocated by S&P 500 companies towards repurchases and dividends has risen in each of the past five years and the trend would continue, notes S&P Capital.

Michael G Thompson and team at S&P Capital IQ in their October 19, 2015 research note titled: “Sector Disruptors: Buybacks And Dividends” point out that while dividend payouts tend to be more resistant to economic cycles, buybacks more broadly reflect economic backdrop.
Buybacks and dividends rose 85% in . . .


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