Goldman Thinks European Stocks Are Harboring A Secret Weapon

Carl Hazeley

7 months ago3:51 mins

Goldman Thinks European Stocks Are Harboring A Secret Weapon

Goldman Sachs has some good news: the investment bank thinks the percentage of European companies buying back their own shares could reach an all-time high this year, and that they’ll spend more on buybacks too. And since investors often reward companies that do exactly that, let’s look into which of them might be poised to put their money where their shares are.

Why is Goldman expecting buybacks to rise?

1. Companies have a lot of cash.

European companies are holding onto a record amount of cash, which suggests there’s scope for buybacks to pick up. That’s especially true in commodity-related sectors, where they’re generating a lot of cash right now, and in financials, where there’s arguably (https://app.finimize.com/content/Q29udGVudFBpZWNlOjQ2NTc=/weekly-br

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