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American Realty Investors Inc (NYSE:ARL)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-10.40 (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.

ARL' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4   Max: 4.9
Current: -10.4

-10.4
4.9

During the past 13 years, American Realty Investors Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 4.90. The lowest was -10.40. And the median was -0.90.

ARL's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. ARL: -10.40 )

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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