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GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with Edgewater Technology Inc $EDGW.
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Edgewater Technology Inc (NAS:EDGW)
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio
-5.20 (As of Mar. 2017)

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.

EDGW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.4   Max: 26.9
Current: -5.2

-52.4
26.9

During the past 13 years, Edgewater Technology Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 26.90. The lowest was -52.40. And the median was 1.05.

EDGW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. EDGW: -5.20 )

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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