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Exponent Inc (NAS:EXPO)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
0.90 (As of Sep. 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.

EXPO' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.4   Max: 5.8
Current: 0.9

-7.4
5.8

During the past 13 years, Exponent Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 5.80. The lowest was -7.40. And the median was 0.90.

EXPO's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. EXPO: 0.90 )

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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