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GuruFocus has detected 7 Warning Signs with The Wendy's Co $WEN.
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The Wendy's Co (NAS:WEN)
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio
14.50 (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.

WEN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.2   Max: 14.5
Current: 14.5

-83.2
14.5

During the past 13 years, The Wendy's Co's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 14.50. The lowest was -83.20. And the median was -0.10.

WEN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. WEN: 14.50 )

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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