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Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NAS:BONT)
Shiller P/E Ratio
(As of Today)

As of today, Bon-Ton Stores Inc's current share price is $1.53. Bon-Ton Stores Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2016 was $-1.34. Bon-Ton Stores Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is .

During the past 13 years, Bon-Ton Stores Inc's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 66.86. The lowest was 1.59. And the median was 26.37.

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.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $2.420. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $-1.34 for the trailing ten years ended in Jan. 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.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=1.53/-1.34
=

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

Bon-Ton Stores Inc's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Jan15 is calculated as:

For example, Bon-Ton Stores Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Jan. 2016 (Change)*Current CPI (Jan. 2016)
=2.42/236.916*236.916
=2.420

Current CPI (Jan. 2016) = 236.916.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc Quarterly Data

201401201404201407201410201501201504201507201510201601201604
per share eps 3.194-1.630-1.860-0.5703.680-1.740-2.010-1.7202.420-1.910
CPI 233.916237.072238.250237.433233.707236.599238.654237.838236.916238.642
Adj_EPS 3.235-1.629-1.850-0.5693.731-1.742-1.995-1.7132.420-1.896
201107201110201201201204201207201210201301201304201307201310
per share eps -1.780-1.2104.306-2.230-2.430-0.5503.980-1.410-1.950-0.050
CPI 225.922226.421226.665230.085229.104231.317230.280232.531233.596233.546
Adj_EPS -1.867-1.2664.501-2.296-2.513-0.5634.095-1.437-1.978-0.051
200901200904200907200910201001201004201007201010201101201104
per share eps -5.218-2.670-2.040-0.2404.720-1.330-1.910-0.3604.559-2.010
CPI 211.143213.240215.351216.177216.687218.009218.011218.711220.223224.906
Adj_EPS -5.855-2.966-2.244-0.2635.161-1.445-2.076-0.3904.905-2.117
200607200610200701200704200707200710200801200804200807200810
per share eps -1.200-0.6604.882-1.780-0.910-1.1704.004-2.030-2.010-0.850
CPI 203.500201.800202.416206.686208.299208.936211.080214.823219.964216.573
Adj_EPS -1.397-0.7755.714-2.040-1.035-1.3274.494-2.239-2.165-0.930

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.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
ShillerPE 34.367.540.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Bon-Ton Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
ShillerPE 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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