Share Buybacks Driven By Executive Compensation?Rupert Hargreaves
No other topic splits opinions in the financial community like share buybacks.
The pro buyback camp believes that using buybacks to return excess cash, is a prudent way of improving shareholder returns while those against buybacks claim that they are a waste of money and only benefit managers by boosting executive compensation.
Each argument has its valid points; some buybacks are clearly a waste of shareholder funds, but the well-executed buyback can create a lot of wealth for shareholders.
Unfortunately . . .
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