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BroadSoft Inc (NAS:BSFT)
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio
-2.10 (As of Dec. 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.

BSFT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.4   Max: 0
Current: -2.1

-64.4
0

During the past 9 years, BroadSoft Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 0.00. The lowest was -64.40. And the median was -2.15.

BSFT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. BSFT: -2.10 )

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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