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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (NAS:KTOS)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-7.80 (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.

KTOS' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50   Max: -2.4
Current: -7.8

-50
-2.4

During the past 13 years, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -2.40. The lowest was -50.00. And the median was -14.30.

KTOS's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. KTOS: -7.80 )

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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