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DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:DVA)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-4.00 (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.

DVA' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -913   Max: 9.6
Current: -4

-913
9.6

During the past 13 years, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 9.60. The lowest was -913.00. And the median was -0.05.

DVA's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. DVA: -4.00 )

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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