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Tabb Forum: Stock Buybacks Under Attack: Tracking Share Repurchase Events Ahead Of 2023

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The new Inflation Reduction Act legislation includes a controversial 1% excise tax on share repurchase programs, therefore causing more uncertainty regarding shareholder accretive activities. Wall Street Horizon’s corporate event data show a downtick in total buyback announcements this year after a 2021 surge. In this article, Christine Short, VP Research at Wall Street Horizon, discusses the portfolio risks investors must carefully analyze ahead of 2023.