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Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
2.80 (As of Jun. 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.

HOG' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0   Max: 6.8
Current: 2.8

0
6.8

During the past 13 years, Harley-Davidson Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 6.80. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 1.05.

HOG's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. HOG: 2.80 )

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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