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Intermolecular Inc (NAS:IMI)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-3.90 (As of Dec. 2015)

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.

IMI' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100.6   Max: -3.9
Current: -3.9

-100.6
-3.9

During the past 7 years, Intermolecular Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -3.90. The lowest was -100.60. And the median was -83.60.

IMI's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. IMI: -3.90 )

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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