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stock buybacks

Why Do Companies Buy Back Their Own Stock?

There are many ways in which owning shares of publicly-listed companies can generate wealth; most typically it is through stock price appreciation and dividends, but more recently, companies are turning to stock buybacks. What are buybacks and how do they benefit investors? Our whitepaper will delve into these topics:

  • Background and mechanics of the stock buyback process
  • Market trends and how shareholders may benefit from buybacks
  • The link between total shares outstanding and excess returns
  • An introduction to the Nasdaq US Buyback Achievers Index including methodology, eligibility requirements, and performance since inception
  • How to get access to the Nasdaq US Buyback Achievers Index

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