Last quote by Howard Silverblatt
The ability of companies to increase buybacks remains high, as cash jumped to a record level, with money remaining relatively cheap and easily accessible. However, the cessation of momentum since Q1 2016 may indicate that companies do not currently want to increase planned buybacks.
Dec 29 2016
Howard Silverblatt has been quoted 11 times. The two most recent articles where Howard Silverblatt has been quoted are Winners and losers of corporate tax law change and Stock buyback binge running out of steam?. Most recently, Howard Silverblatt was quoted as having said, “I think the market is totally missing what is happening on this repatriation.”.
Quotes by Howard Silverblatt
Dec 02 2016
I think the market is totally missing what is happening on this repatriation.
Oct 28 2016
Many companies likely overspent in the early part of the year as prices dropped, and there is less room for additional purchases.
Oct 21 2016
Two-thirds of earnings beat the estimate of the day before. But if you go back 30 days, it's really only 50/50.
Oct 21 2016
It's not as bad as 2001 and 2002. By the end of this year, analysts will have to start addressing their 2017 estimates.
Oct 11 2016
The combination of low interest rates, expected limited action from Yellen & Co, and record cash levels ($1.37T) continues to give companies the ability to set record shareholder returns (as well a little push from outside investors).
Oct 05 2016
We are paying a premium, and we need to show growth no matter where you go in the third quarter.
Oct 05 2016
We are paying a nice number for forward earnings, and if those numbers don't come through ... those multiples have nothing to fall back on.
Sep 19 2016
One of the major differences between the Financials and the Real Estate sector is that Financials are expected to benefit from higher interest rates (margins), as higher interest rates would cost Real Estate more via leveled borrowings, and potentially cut into dividend payments.
Jan 04 2016
If you've got the money, you add a little risk, but you can make a point or two.
Oct 09 2007
It is the 11th largest company – on an unweighted basis, unfloat adjusted – in the index. Obviously it's had a long run from the 85 of several year ago and it joins the few companies that are trading now at higher prices.