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Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
1.50 (As of Mar. 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.

HOG' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 5.9   Max: -1
Current: 1.5

During the past 13 years, Harley-Davidson Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -1.00. The lowest was 5.90. And the median was 0.80.

HOG's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
90% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. HOG: 1.50 )

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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