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Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG)
3-Year Average Buyback Ratio
-0.30 (As of Sep. 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: -1.4   Max: -0.3
Current: -0.3

-1.4
-0.3

During the past 6 years, Vishay Precision Group Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -0.30. The lowest was -1.40. And the median was -0.40.

VPG's 3-Year Average Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1483 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. VPG: -0.30 )

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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