Share Buybacks 2016 Q2 Udpate
Here’s the latest Q2 report by FactSet on the buybacks by the S&P companies. Some highlights and visuals:
- S&P buybacks amounted to $125.1 billion in Q2, a 6.8% decrease YoY.
- The Q2 amount marked the smallest quarterback total since Q3 2013.
- Buyback participation fell sharply, from 380 in Q2 2015 to 350 in Q2 2016.