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Cincinnati Bell Inc (NYSE:CBB)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
-0.30 (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.

CBB' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 7.4   Max: -16.9
Current: -0.3

During the past 13 years, Cincinnati Bell Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -16.90. The lowest was 7.40. And the median was -0.85.

CBB's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
82% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. CBB: -0.30 )

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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