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Fluidigm Corp (NAS:FLDM)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-4.70 (As of Jun. 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.

FLDM' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -143.7   Max: 0
Current: -4.7

-143.7
0

During the past 10 years, Fluidigm Corp's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 0.00. The lowest was -143.70. And the median was -11.70.

FLDM's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: -5.80 vs. FLDM: -4.70 )

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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