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Air T Inc (NAS:AIRT)
Shiller P/E Ratio
22.03 (As of Today)

As of today, Air T Inc's current share price is $22.25. Air T Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was $1.01. Air T Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 22.03.

AIRT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Ratio Range
Min: 5.33   Max: 107.75
Current: 22

5.33
107.75

During the past 13 years, Air T Inc's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 107.75. The lowest was 5.33. And the median was 10.98.

AIRT's Shiller P/E Ratiois ranked higher than
83% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 38.40 vs. AIRT: 22.00 )

E10 is a concept invented by Prof. Robert Shiller, who uses E10 for his Shiller P/E calculation. E10 is the average of the inflation adjusted earnings of a company over the past 10 years.

Air T Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.762. Since most companies do not have as long as 10 years history, here we use 6 years to calculate. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 6 years together and divide 6 will get our E10, which is $1.01 for the trailing six years ended in Sep. 2014.


Definition

For the Shiller P/E, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. The result is used for P/E calculation. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, the Shiller P/E is also called PE10.

The Shiller P/E was first used by professor Robert Shiller to measure the valuation of the overall market. The same calculation is applied here to individual companies.

Air T Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=22.25/1.01
=22.03

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

Air T Inc's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Mar14 is calculated as:

For example, Air T Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Sep. 2014*CPI of Current
=0.77/238.031*235.51
=0.762

Since most companies do not have as long as 10 years history, GuruFocus uses 6 years to do the calculation.

Current CPI = 235.51.

Air T Inc Quarterly Data

201206201209201212201303201306201309201312201403201406201409
per share eps 0.1700.0900.2600.1590.0600.1800.1900.1770.0300.770
CPI 229.478231.407229.601232.773233.504234.149233.049236.293238.343238.031
Adj_EPS 0.1740.0920.2670.1610.0610.1810.1920.1760.0300.762
200912201003201006201009201012201103201106201109201112201203
per share eps 0.5100.2200.1200.2200.2400.2830.0700.2400.2400.004
CPI 215.949217.631217.965218.439219.179223.467225.722226.889225.672229.392
Adj_EPS 0.5560.2380.1300.2370.2580.2980.0730.2490.2500.004
200812200903200906200909
per share eps 0.4000.3060.4600.350
CPI 210.228212.709215.693215.969
Adj_EPS 0.4480.3390.5020.382

Add all the adjusted EPS together and divide 6 will get our E10.


Explanation

Compared with the regular P/E ratio, which works poorly for cyclical businesses, the Shiller P/E smoothed out the fluctuations of profit margins during business cycles. Therefore it is more accurate in reflecting the valuation of the company.

If a company has consistent business performance, the Shiller P/E should give similar results to regular P/E.

Compared with the P/S ratio, the Shiller P/E makes the comparison between different industries more meaningful.


Be Aware

The Shiller P/E assumes that over the long term, businesses and profitability revert to their means. If a company’s business model does not work in the future compared with the past, the Shiller P/E and P/S ratio will give false valuations.


Related Terms

P/E Ratio, P/B Ratio, P/S Ratio, Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, E10


Historical Data

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

Air T Inc Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
ShillerPE 48.6723.9714.5113.795.229.047.297.587.7811.25

Air T Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ShillerPE 7.066.786.787.788.689.5910.5511.2512.8812.90
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