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Capital Allocation: The Superpower of (Some) Public Companies

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Release Date: 05/14/2022

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After a company pays its expenses, it has some decisions to make – pay a dividend, buy back stock, make an acquisition, or just hold on to the money. That's capital allocation, and not every company does it well. Motley Fool senior analysts Bill Mann, John Rotonti, and Auri Hughes discuss six companies handling capital allocation in a Foolish way, including:
- How a stock with a slow-growing top-line can become a long-term compounder
- One company that was built to make acquisitions
- When it’s a “crime” for a company to pay a dividend
- How to water-proof your shoes

Stocks discussed: CSU, CNSWF, BRK.A, BRK.B, ACN, WDFC, TXN, ADYEY, MQ, CHD, HD

Bonus resource - https://www.fool.com/investing/2016/09/07/interview-with-broad-run-investment-management.aspx

Host: John Rotonti
Guests: Bill Mann, Auri Hughes
Producer: Ricky Mulvey
Engineers: Rick Engdahl, Dan Boyd