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E I du Pont de Nemours & Co (NYSE:DD)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
0.70 (As of Sep. 2015)

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: -15.6   Max: 3.2
Current: 0.7

-15.6
3.2

During the past 13 years, E I du Pont de Nemours & Co's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 3.20. The lowest was -15.60. And the median was 0.70.

DD's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. DD: 0.70 )

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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