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Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
1.20 (As of Jul. 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.

BRC' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8   Max: 1.2
Current: 1.2

-4.8
1.2

During the past 13 years, Brady Corp's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 1.20. The lowest was -4.80. And the median was -0.60.

BRC's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. BRC: 1.20 )

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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