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Edgewater Technology Inc (NAS:EDGW)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
0.50 (As of Mar. 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.

EDGW' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 26.8   Max: -36.1
Current: 0.5

During the past 13 years, Edgewater Technology Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -36.10. The lowest was 26.80. And the median was 1.30.

EDGW's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
85% of the 1185 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. EDGW: 0.50 )

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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