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Guidewire Software Inc (NYSE:GWRE)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-20.10 (As of Jan. 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.

GWRE' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.3   Max: 0
Current: -20.1

-57.3
0

During the past 7 years, Guidewire Software Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 0.00. The lowest was -57.30. And the median was -10.05.

GWRE's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. GWRE: -20.10 )

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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