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How Broadcom Is Compensating Investors via Share Buybacks

Scarlett Ness
How Broadcom Is Compensating Investors via Share Buybacks

Broadcom (AVGO) generally pays out 50% of the previous fiscal year’s free cash flow to its stockholders in cash dividends. The remaining balance of the company’s free cash flow is intended for share repurchases and future acquisitions. Broadcom initiated a $12 billion share buyback plan in April to compensate shareholders for its failed Qualcomm (QCOM) merger.