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Navigators Group Inc (NAS:NAVG)
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.

NAVG' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.2   Max: 5.9
Current: -0.9

-25.2
5.9

During the past 13 years, Navigators Group Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 5.90. The lowest was -25.20. And the median was -0.30.

NAVG's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. NAVG: -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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