6 days ago • Posted by Martin Boujol

Shares buybacks spending have soared in the past decade

Share buybacks spending increased by 923% between 2009 and 2019, and by 592% between 2009 and now (post-COVID). The growth can be seen both in absolute terms and relative to other spending such as capex, dividends and acquisitions.

Source: BofA Global Research

Shares buybacks spending have soared in the past decade
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