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Marriott International Inc (NAS:MAR)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
6.10 (As of Sep. 2014)

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 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 0.8
Current: 6.1

During the past 13 years, Marriott International Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 0.80. The lowest was 7.40. And the median was 2.20.

MAR's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
95% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Lodging industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. MAR: 6.10 )

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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