CFOs Still Clinging to Corporate Cash
Will companies "turn their attention from securing liquidity to unwinding their cash savings?"
2017: A Year to Review Capital Structure
Prospective tax changes from President-elect Trump will cause companies to change how they allocate and distribute capital.
Corporates’ Cash Pile Rises To $1.68T
Cash holdings were up 1.8% from the year prior, with the technology sector accounting for a record 46% of total cash in 2015.
Corporate Cash Hoard Hits a Record $1.73 Trillion
Despite amassing more cash, U.S. nonfinancials also hit records in capital spending, dividends, and net share buybacks in 2014, says Moody's.
After accumulating cash in the fourth quarter of 2014, finance execs forecast greater spending this quarter, according to AFP.
Offshore Corporate Profits Pose Hidden Risks
As they pile up in cash accounts, undistributed foreign profits are inflating U.S. multinationals' valuations and making companies appear less leveraged.