Confused About Buybacks? Here’s a Useful Primer.

by ApostrophePosse

From Credit Suisse: “Disbursing Cash to ShareholdersFrequently Asked Questions about Buybacks and Dividends”

“Investors are all over the map. Some swear by dividends,and others want buybacks only. Few have carefully and rigorously thought through their positions. Executives are buffeted by the strong views of investors, leaving them in doubt of the best course.”