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Marlin Business Services Corp (NAS:MRLN)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
-1.50 (As of Jun. 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.

MRLN' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 13.6   Max: -53.8
Current: -1.5

During the past 13 years, Marlin Business Services Corp's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -53.80. The lowest was 13.60. And the median was -1.10.

MRLN's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
73% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. MRLN: -1.50 )

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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