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Wendy's Co (NAS:WEN)
3-Year Buyback Ratio
2.30 (As of Mar. 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.

WEN' s 10-Year Buyback Ratio Range
Min: 10.4   Max: -108.3
Current: 2.3

During the past 13 years, Wendy's Co's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -108.30. The lowest was 10.40. And the median was -1.50.

WEN's Buyback Ratiois ranked higher than
89% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. WEN: 2.30 )

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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