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Sturm Ruger & Co Inc (NYSE:RGR)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
1.00 (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.

RGR' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.9   Max: 10.9
Current: 1

-0.9
10.9

During the past 13 years, Sturm Ruger & Co Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 10.90. The lowest was -0.90. And the median was 0.00.

RGR's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. RGR: 1.00 )

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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