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Omnicell Inc (NAS:OMCL)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
-2.20 (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.

OMCL' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 0.3   Max: -145.9
Current: -2.2

During the past 13 years, Omnicell Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -145.90. The lowest was 0.30. And the median was -4.50.

OMCL's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
67% of the 1209 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. OMCL: -2.20 )

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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