Most S&P 500 firms repurchase some shares though 10 firms made up 31% of all buybacks in 2018, Goldman has calculated. Apple has spent $74bn on share buybacks, 2.5 times
by Nomi Prins of Daily Reckoning A crucial theme from last year is continuing into this year — stock buybacks. Last year was a banner year for companies buying back their own shares.
the most underreported news of the session pic.twitter.com/DpD5SpwjVZ — Alastair Williamson (@StockBoardAsset) August 21, 2018 The percentage of unprofitable US small-cap firms (Russell 2000) keeps rising. h/t @SoberLook pic.twitter.com/5BLM39JACg —
via Sven Carlin: Summary The mania surrounding potential Berkshire buybacks has pushed the stock price up 5% but the effect is already fading. Berkshire will not buyback stock at these prices