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GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc $KTOS.
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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (NAS:KTOS)
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio
-9.00 (As of Dec. 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.

KTOS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.1   Max: -1.3
Current: -9

-53.1
-1.3

During the past 13 years, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -1.30. The lowest was -53.10. And the median was -14.25.

KTOS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. KTOS: -9.00 )

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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