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Dollar Tree Stores Inc (NAS:DLTR)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
5.10 (As of Oct. 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.

DLTR' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 5.8   Max: -3.6
Current: 5.1

During the past 13 years, Dollar Tree Stores Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -3.60. The lowest was 5.80. And the median was 2.55.

DLTR's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
94% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. DLTR: 5.10 )

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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