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Abercrombie & Fitch Co (NYSE:ANF)
Shiller P/E Ratio
9.25 (As of Today)

As of today, Abercrombie & Fitch Co's current share price is $20.45. Abercrombie & Fitch Co's E10 for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 was $2.21. Abercrombie & Fitch Co's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 9.25.

ANF' s Shiller P/E Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.78   Max: 37.94
Current: 9.3

4.78
37.94

During the past 13 years, Abercrombie & Fitch Co's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 37.94. The lowest was 4.78. And the median was 14.11.

ANF's Shiller P/E Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.87 vs. ANF: 9.30 )

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.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $-0.590. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $2.21 for the trailing ten years ended in Apr. 2016.


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.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=20.45/2.21
=9.25

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

Abercrombie & Fitch Co's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Jan16 is calculated as:

For example, Abercrombie & Fitch Co's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Apr. 2016 (Change)*Current CPI (Apr. 2016)
=-0.59/239.261*239.261
=-0.590

Current CPI (Apr. 2016) = 239.261.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co Quarterly Data

201401201404201407201410201501201504201507201510201601201604
per share eps 0.801-0.3200.1700.2500.633-0.910-0.0100.6000.830-0.590
CPI 233.916237.072238.250237.433233.707236.599238.654237.838236.916239.261
Adj_EPS 0.819-0.3230.1710.2520.648-0.920-0.0100.6040.838-0.590
201107201110201201201204201207201210201301201304201307201310
per share eps 0.3500.5700.409-0.2500.2001.0201.952-0.0900.140-0.200
CPI 225.922226.421226.665230.085229.104231.317230.280232.531233.596233.546
Adj_EPS 0.3710.6020.432-0.2600.2091.0552.028-0.0930.143-0.205
200901200904200907200910201001201004201007201010201101201104
per share eps 0.775-0.680-0.3000.4400.522-0.1300.2200.5601.0870.280
CPI 211.143213.240215.351216.177216.687218.009218.011218.711220.223224.906
Adj_EPS 0.878-0.763-0.3330.4870.576-0.1430.2410.6131.1810.298
200607200610200701200704200707200710200801200804200807200810
per share eps 0.7201.1102.1310.6500.8801.2902.4010.6900.8700.720
CPI 203.500201.800202.416206.686208.299208.936211.080214.823219.964216.573
Adj_EPS 0.8471.3162.5190.7521.0111.4772.7220.7680.9460.795

Add all the adjusted EPS together and divide 10 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.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
ShillerPE 35.3728.305.9710.9517.3715.6616.6412.359.6111.21

Abercrombie & Fitch Co Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
ShillerPE 12.3513.0213.9812.019.618.868.098.6511.2112.10
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