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Dollar Tree Inc (NAS:DLTR)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
1.10 (As of Jan. 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.

DLTR' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.6   Max: 5.8
Current: 1.1

-3.6
5.8

During the past 13 years, Dollar Tree Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 5.80. The lowest was -3.60. And the median was 3.40.

DLTR's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. DLTR: 1.10 )

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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