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GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with Vishay Precision Group Inc $VPG.
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Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG)
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio
1.40 (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.

VPG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1   Max: 1.4
Current: 1.4

-1
1.4

During the past 8 years, Vishay Precision Group Inc's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 1.40. The lowest was -1.00. And the median was -0.10.

VPG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. VPG: 1.40 )

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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