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Sturm Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
-1.10 (As of Mar. 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.

RGR' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 11.3   Max: -1.8
Current: -1.1

During the past 13 years, Sturm Ruger & Company's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -1.80. The lowest was 11.30. And the median was -0.05.

RGR's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
74% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. RGR: -1.10 )

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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