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

As of today, Abercrombie & Fitch Co's current share price is $21.12. Abercrombie & Fitch Co's E10 for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2015 was $1.29. Abercrombie & Fitch Co's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 16.37.

ANF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Ratio Range
Min: 3.85   Max: 34.02
Current: 16.32

3.85
34.02

During the past 13 years, Abercrombie & Fitch Co's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 34.02. The lowest was 3.85. And the median was 19.79.

ANF's Shiller P/E Ratiois ranked higher than
65% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. ANF: 16.32 )

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. 2015 was $-0.911. 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 $1.29 for the trailing six years ended in Apr. 2015.


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
=21.12/1.29
=16.37

* 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 Jan15 is calculated as:

For example, Abercrombie & Fitch Co's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Apr. 2015*CPI of Current
=-0.91/236.599*236.959
=-0.911

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

Current CPI = 236.959.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co Quarterly Data

201301201304201307201310201401201404201407201410201501201504
per share eps 1.952-0.0900.140-0.2000.801-0.3200.1700.2500.633-0.910
CPI 230.280232.531233.596233.546233.916237.072238.250237.433233.707236.599
Adj_EPS 2.009-0.0920.142-0.2030.811-0.3200.1690.2500.642-0.911
201007201010201101201104201107201110201201201204201207201210
per share eps 0.2200.5601.0870.2800.3500.5700.409-0.2500.2001.020
CPI 218.011218.711220.223224.906225.922226.421226.665230.085229.104231.317
Adj_EPS 0.2390.6071.1700.2950.3670.5970.428-0.2570.2071.045
200907200910201001201004
per share eps -0.3000.4400.522-0.130
CPI 215.351216.177216.687218.009
Adj_EPS -0.3300.4820.571-0.141

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.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co Annual Data

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15
ShillerPE 28.1627.9222.584.909.4715.7115.9519.5820.3419.33

Abercrombie & Fitch Co Quarterly Data

Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15
ShillerPE 19.5820.3021.4618.2820.3423.3126.8924.6319.3317.37
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