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Netflix Inc (NAS:NFLX)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-3.20 (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.

NFLX' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -162   Max: 8
Current: -3.2

-162
8

During the past 13 years, Netflix Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 8.00. The lowest was -162.00. And the median was -3.20.

NFLX's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. NFLX: -3.20 )

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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