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Benchmark Electronics (NYSE:BHE)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
4.40 (As of Mar. 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.

BHE' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 4.9   Max: -17.6
Current: 4.4

During the past 13 years, Benchmark Electronics's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -17.60. The lowest was 4.90. And the median was -5.50.

BHE's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
93% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. BHE: 4.40 )

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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