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Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-2.80 (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.

VCRA' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -106.3   Max: 0
Current: -2.8

-106.3
0

During the past 7 years, Vocera Communications Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 0.00. The lowest was -106.30. And the median was -48.90.

VCRA's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. VCRA: -2.80 )

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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