Share buybacks are the most misunderstood way for a corporation to return cash to shareholders. Misunderstanding surround share repurchases is unfortunate. Many investors analyze a variety of financial ratios and metrics, but fail to look at share repurchases. It shouldn't be this way. A definition of share buybacks is below: Share buybacks (also called share ...
The election of Donald Trump to the White House could give the private jet industry a helpful bit of thrust this year. The so-called 'Trump Bump' has made industry executives more upbeat about the outlook, with 80pc saying the US president will have a positive impact on their aviation businesses, according to a survey by Corporate Jet Investor.
A new study by S&P Capital IQ, announced now in the Wall Street Journal , shows that public companies continue to sharply increase their spending on share buybacks and dividends, while decreasing spending on investment. Median spending on share buybacks and dividends by firms in the S&P 500 increased from 18% of operating cash flow in 2003 to 36% in 2013.
Ever since Trump's electoral victory, the stock market has been on a tear, The Dow, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq have all risen around 4% to 5% since the election. The industrials and banks are lifting the indices to new highs. This week, the rally in U.S.
There is only one valid definition of a business purpose: to create a customer. Peter Drucker, The Practice of Management "Imagine an NFL coach," writes Roger Martin, Dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, in his important new book, Fixing the Game, "holding a press conference on [...]