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Guidewire Software Inc (NYSE:GWRE)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
-57.30 (As of Jul. 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.

GWRE' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: -57.3
Current: -57.3

During the past 6 years, Guidewire Software Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -57.30. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.00.

GWRE's Buyback Ratiois ranked lower than
56% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. GWRE: -57.30 )

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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