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Educational Development Corp (NAS:EDUC)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-0.80 (As of Feb. 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.

EDUC' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8   Max: 9.2
Current: -0.8

-1.8
9.2

During the past 13 years, Educational Development Corp's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 9.20. The lowest was -1.80. And the median was -0.60.

EDUC's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. EDUC: -0.80 )

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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