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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co (NYSE:DD)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
2.30 (As of Jun. 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.

DD' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1   Max: 3.8
Current: 2.3

-1.1
3.8

During the past 13 years, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 3.80. The lowest was -1.10. And the median was 1.50.

DD's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. DD: 2.30 )

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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