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River Valley Bancorp (NAS:RIVR)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
-0.40 (As of Sep. 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.

RIVR' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: -0.7
Current: -0.4

During the past 13 years, River Valley Bancorp's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -0.70. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 1.00.

RIVR's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
82% of the 1472 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. RIVR: -0.40 )

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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