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Francescas Holdings Corp (NAS:FRAN)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
0.40 (As of Oct. 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.

FRAN' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.9   Max: 0.4
Current: 0.4

-19.9
0.4

During the past 7 years, Francescas Holdings Corp's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 0.40. The lowest was -19.90. And the median was -2.60.

FRAN's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. FRAN: 0.40 )

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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