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Keurig Green Mountain Inc (NAS:GMCR)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
-1.60 (As of Sep. 2014)

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.

GMCR' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: -0.3   Max: -9.8
Current: -1.6

During the past 13 years, Keurig Green Mountain Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -9.80. The lowest was -0.30. And the median was -2.10.

GMCR's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
67% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. GMCR: -1.60 )

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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