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United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
2.40 (As of Jun. 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.

UPS' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6   Max: 3.2
Current: 2.4

-0.6
3.2

During the past 13 years, United Parcel Service Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 3.20. The lowest was -0.60. And the median was 1.60.

UPS's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. UPS: 2.40 )

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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