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AGCO Corp (NYSE:AGCO)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
1.30 (As of Dec. 2014)

This is the average share buyback rate of the company over the past 3 years. A negative number means the company might be issuing new shares. A positive number indicates that the company is buying back shares.

AGCO' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 1.3   Max: -11.8
Current: 1.3

During the past 13 years, AGCO Corp's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -11.80. The lowest was 1.30. And the median was -1.60.

AGCO's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
90% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. AGCO: 1.30 )

Definition

This is the average share buyback rate of the company over the past 3 years.


Explanation

A negative number means the company might be issuing new shares. A positive number indicates that the company is buying back shares.


Be Aware

Investors usually like share buybacks. But as pointed by Warren Buffett, only if a company buys back shares at the prices below the stock's intrinsic value, it rewards remaining shareholders. If a company buys its overvalued stocks back, it destroys shareholder value.


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