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DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:DVA)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
-1.40 (As of Jun. 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.

DVA' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 84.2   Max: -913
Current: -1.4

During the past 13 years, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -913.00. The lowest was 84.20. And the median was 0.50.

DVA's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
75% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. DVA: -1.40 )

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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