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Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
1.00 (As of Jan. 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.

BRC' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 1.1   Max: -46.2
Current: 1

During the past 13 years, Brady Corp's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -46.20. The lowest was 1.10. And the median was -1.25.

BRC's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
89% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. BRC: 1.00 )

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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