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Marriott International Inc (NAS:MAR)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
6.20 (As of Mar. 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.

MAR' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.3   Max: 7.5
Current: 6.2

-0.3
7.5

During the past 13 years, Marriott International Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 7.50. The lowest was -0.30. And the median was 3.95.

MAR's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. MAR: 6.20 )

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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