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United Rentals Inc (NYSE:URI)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
-20.70 (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.

URI' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 19.2   Max: -20.7
Current: -20.7

During the past 13 years, United Rentals Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -20.70. The lowest was 19.20. And the median was -3.00.

URI's Buyback Ratiois ranked lower than
54% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. URI: -20.70 )

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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