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Sturm Ruger & Co Inc (NYSE:RGR)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-1.20 (As of Sep. 2015)

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.

RGR' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8   Max: 11.3
Current: -1.2

-1.8
11.3

During the past 13 years, Sturm Ruger & Co Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 11.30. The lowest was -1.80. And the median was -0.10.

RGR's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. RGR: -1.20 )

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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