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Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
0.50 (As of Dec. 2015)

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.

VPG' s 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.5

-1
0.5

During the past 7 years, Vishay Precision Group Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 0.50. The lowest was -1.00. And the median was -0.55.

VPG's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1304 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. VPG: 0.50 )

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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