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AutoZone Inc (NYSE:AZO)
Book Value Per Share
$-51.90 (As of Nov. 2014)

AutoZone Inc's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2014 was $-51.90.

During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 17.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 30.90% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of AutoZone Inc was 69.90% per year. The lowest was -35.60% per year. And the median was 9.05% per year.

AutoZone Inc's current price is $618.60. Its book value per share for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2014 was $-51.90. Hence, today's P/B Ratio of AutoZone Inc is .

During the past 13 years, the highest P/B Ratio of AutoZone Inc was 136.48. The lowest was 11.04. And the median was 20.06.


Definition

AutoZone Inc's Book Value Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as:

Book Value Per Share=(Total Equity-Preferred Stock)/Total Shares Outstanding
=(-1,622-0)/32
=-50.21

AutoZone Inc's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2014 is calculated as:

Book Value Per Share=(Total Equity-Preferred Stock)/Total Shares Outstanding
=(-1,663-0)/32
=-51.90

* 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.


Related Terms

Total Equity, Preferred Stock, Total Shares Outstanding, Tangible Book Value per Share,P/B Ratio


Historical Data

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

AutoZone Inc Annual Data

Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14
Book Value Per Share 5.066.326.213.63-8.53-16.38-31.27-41.80-49.21-50.21

AutoZone Inc Quarterly Data

Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14
Book Value Per Share -41.80-43.64-42.96-43.20-49.21-51.07-51.27-55.45-50.21-51.90
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