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ARC Document Solutions Inc (NYSE:ARC)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-0.60 (As of Sep. 2016)

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.

ARC' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6   Max: -0.3
Current: -0.6

-0.6
-0.3

During the past 8 years, ARC Document Solutions Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -0.30. The lowest was -0.60. And the median was -0.40.

ARC's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. ARC: -0.60 )

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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