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Block 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio

: -3.70 (As of Jun. 2022)
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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.

The historical rank and industry rank for Block's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

SQ' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.6   Med: -6.5   Max: -3.7
Current: -3.7

During the past years, Block's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was -3.70. The lowest was -11.60. And the median was -6.50.

SQ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked better than
51.03% of 1838 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: -3.90 vs SQ: -3.70

Block 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Block's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Infrastructure subindustry, Block's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Block 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Block's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Block's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio falls into.



Block 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Calculation

This is the average share buyback rate of the company over the past 3 years.


Block  (NYSE:SQ) 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 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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Block Business Description

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Address
1455 Market Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA, USA, 94103
Founded in 2009, Block provides payment acquiring services to merchants, along with related services. The company also launched Cash App, a person-to-person payment network. Block has operations in Canada, Japan, Australia, and the United Kingdom; about 5% of revenue is generated outside the U.S.
Executives
Rothstein Sharon director C/O YELP INC. 350 MISSION STREET, 10TH FLOOR SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105
Carter Shawn Corey director C/O S. CARTER ENTERPRISES, LLC 1411 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10018
Walker Darren director PEPSICO, INC., 700 ANDERSON HILL ROAD PURCHASE NY 10577
Grassadonia Brian officer: Cash App Lead 1455 MARKET STREET SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Meeker Mary G director 2750 SAND HILL ROAD MENLO PARK CA 94025
Brooks Amy director 1455 MARKET STREET, SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Ahuja Amrita officer: Chief Financial Officer 1455 MARKET STREET SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Murphy Timothy Hugh officer: Interim CFO & Treasurer C/O SQUARE, INC. 1455 MARKET STREET, SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Daswani Mohit officer: Interim CFO & Treasurer C/O SQUARE, INC. 1455 MARKET STREET, SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Whiteley Sivan officer: Gen. Counsel & Corp. Secretary 1455 MARKET STREET SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Patterson Anna director C/O SQUARE, INC. 1455 MARKET STREET, SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Rao Naveen G director C/O SQUARE, INC. 1455 MARKET STREET, SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Garutti Randall J director C/O SHAKE SHACK INC. 24 UNION SQUARE EAST, 5TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10003
Reses Jacqueline D officer: Capital Lead & People Lead C/O SQUARE, INC. 1455 MARKET STREET #600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Smith Hillary B officer: Gen. Counsel & Corp. Secretary C/O YEXT, INC 61 NINTH AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10011

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