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American Realty Investors Inc (NYSE:ARL)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
-0.20 (As of Jun. 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.

ARL' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 6   Max: -4.8
Current: -0.2

During the past 13 years, American Realty Investors Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -4.80. The lowest was 6.00. And the median was -0.70.

ARL's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
78% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Real Estate - General industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. ARL: -0.20 )

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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