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Faulting Companies for Legally Repurchasing Shares is Disingenuous

Faulting Companies for Legally Repurchasing Shares is Disingenuous

Posted on April 28, 2016 by John Elliott

Financial columnist Andrew Sorkin, writing in the New York Times on Aug. 11, 2015, cited political scrutiny of stock buybacks noting “…a backlash from some investors and government officials, who have questioned whether such use of profits is a productive way to deploy capital rather than reinvesting in businesses and jobs.”