Stock Buybacks (Quarterly) Chart

Historical Stock Buybacks (Quarterly) Data

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Date Value
June 30, 2022 8.296B
March 31, 2022 8.345B
December 31, 2021 7.142B
September 30, 2021 7.072B
June 30, 2021 6.727B
March 31, 2021 6.534B
December 31, 2020 6.233B
September 30, 2020 6.198B
June 30, 2020 5.451B
March 31, 2020 6.717B
December 31, 2019 4.972B
September 30, 2019 4.485B
June 30, 2019 4.325B
March 31, 2019 4.479B
December 31, 2018 6.213B
September 30, 2018 3.384B
June 30, 2018 2.107B
March 31, 2018 3.53B
December 31, 2017 1.819B
September 30, 2017 2.263B
June 30, 2017 1.544B
March 31, 2017 1.883B
December 31, 2016 3.468B
September 30, 2016 4.121B
June 30, 2016 3.504B
Date Value
March 31, 2016 3.698B
December 31, 2015 3.561B
September 30, 2015 4.538B
June 30, 2015 4.128B
March 31, 2015 4.985B
December 31, 2014 2.024B
September 30, 2014 2.672B
June 30, 2014 1.024B
March 31, 2014 1.704B
December 31, 2013 1.996B
September 30, 2013 1.985B
June 30, 2013 876.00M
March 31, 2013 825.00M
December 31, 2012 1.513B
September 30, 2012 1.215B
June 30, 2012 752.00M
March 31, 2012 -68.00M
December 31, 2011 834.00M
September 30, 2011 1.598B
June 30, 2011 1.076B
March 31, 2011 -557.00M
December 31, 2010 4.392B
September 30, 2010 4.222B
June 30, 2010 2.927B
March 31, 2010 1.601B

Stock Buyback Definition

Stock buybacks are when companies buy back their own stock, removing it from the marketplace. Stock buybacks increase the value of the remaining shares because there is now less common stock outstanding and company earnings are split among fewer shares.

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Stock Buybacks (Quarterly) Range, Past 5 Years

1.819B
Minimum
Dec 2017
8.345B
Maximum
Mar 2022
5.315B
Average
5.824B
Median

Stock Buybacks (Quarterly) Benchmarks