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NGP Capital Resources Company (NAS:NGPC)
Book Value Per Share
\$8.73 (As of Mar. 2014)

NGP Capital Resources Company's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 was \$8.73.

During the past 12 months, NGP Capital Resources Company's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -3.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -5.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -4.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -6.30% per year.

During the past 11 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of NGP Capital Resources Company was -4.30% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was -6.45% per year.

NGP Capital Resources Company's current price is \$6.08. Its book value per share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 was \$8.73. Hence, today's P/B Ratio of NGP Capital Resources Company is 0.70.

During the past 11 years, the highest P/B Ratio of NGP Capital Resources Company was 1.23. The lowest was 0.38. And the median was 0.82.

Good Sign:

NGP Capital Resources Company stock P/B Ratio (=0.7) is close to 2-year low of 0.67

Definition

NGP Capital Resources Company's Book Value Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

 Book Value Per Share = (Total Equity - Preferred Stock) / Total Shares Outstanding = (188.55 - 0.00) / 20.50 = 9.20

NGP Capital Resources Company's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as:

 Book Value Per Share = (Total Equity - Preferred Stock) / Total Shares Outstanding = (178.89 - 0.00) / 20.50 = 8.73

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Theoretically it is what the shareholders will receive if the company is liquidated. Total equity is a balance sheet item and equal to total assets less total liabilities of the company.

Book value may include intangible items which may come from the companys past acquisitions. Book value less intangibles is called Tangible Book.

Explanation

Usually a companys book value and Tangible Book Value per Share may not reflect its true value. The assets may be carried on the balance sheets at the original cost minus depreciation. This may underestimate the true economic values of the assets. It also may over-estimate their true economic value because the assets can become obsolete.

For financial companies such as banks and insurance companies, their assets may be reported in current market value of the assets owned. Book values of financial companies are more accurate indicator of the economic value of the company.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

NGP Capital Resources Company Annual Data

 Dec04 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Book Value Per Share 16.30 14.02 13.98 14.30 12.15 11.10 10.90 9.26 9.57 9.20

NGP Capital Resources Company Quarterly Data

 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Book Value Per Share 9.26 9.33 9.29 9.70 9.57 9.05 9.13 9.22 9.20 8.73
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