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American Realty Investors Inc (NYSE:ARL)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-3.30 (As of Sep. 2015)

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: -4.8   Max: 6
Current: -3.3

-4.8
6

During the past 13 years, American Realty Investors Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 6.00. The lowest was -4.80. And the median was -1.20.

ARL's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. ARL: -3.30 )

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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