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Exponent Inc (NAS:EXPO)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
2.10 (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.

EXPO' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.5   Max: 4.4
Current: 2.1

-6.5
4.4

During the past 13 years, Exponent Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 4.40. The lowest was -6.50. And the median was 1.60.

EXPO's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. EXPO: 2.10 )

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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