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Marlin Business Services Corp (NAS:MRLN)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
0.90 (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.

MRLN' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.4   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.9

-29.4
0.9

During the past 13 years, Marlin Business Services Corp's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 0.90. The lowest was -29.40. And the median was -1.80.

MRLN's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. MRLN: 0.90 )

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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