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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 $1.61. Bon-Ton Stores Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 was $-1.35. 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 1625.00. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 21.15.

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 Jul. 2016 was $-1.950. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $-1.35 for the trailing ten years ended in Jul. 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
=1.61/-1.35
=

* 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 Jan16 is calculated as:

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

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Jul. 2016 (Change)*Current CPI (Jul. 2016)
=-1.95/240.647*240.647
=-1.950

Current CPI (Jul. 2016) = 240.647.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc Quarterly Data

201404201407201410201501201504201507201510201601201604201607
per share eps -1.630-1.860-0.5703.700-1.740-2.010-1.7202.570-1.910-1.950
CPI 237.072238.250237.433233.707236.599238.654237.838236.916239.261240.647
Adj_EPS -1.655-1.879-0.5783.810-1.770-2.027-1.7402.610-1.921-1.950
201110201201201204201207201210201301201304201307201310201401
per share eps -1.2104.330-2.230-2.430-0.5504.040-1.410-1.950-0.0503.210
CPI 226.421226.665230.085229.104231.317230.280232.531233.596233.546233.916
Adj_EPS -1.2864.597-2.332-2.552-0.5724.222-1.459-2.009-0.0523.302
200904200907200910201001201004201007201010201101201104201107
per share eps -2.670-2.040-0.2404.720-1.330-1.910-0.3604.720-2.010-1.780
CPI 213.240215.351216.177216.687218.009218.011218.711220.223224.906225.922
Adj_EPS -3.013-2.280-0.2675.242-1.468-2.108-0.3965.158-2.151-1.896
200610200701200704200707200710200801200804200807200810200901
per share eps -0.6605.310-1.780-0.910-1.1704.540-2.030-2.010-0.850-5.220
CPI 201.800202.416206.686208.299208.936211.080214.823219.964216.573211.143
Adj_EPS -0.7876.313-2.072-1.051-1.3485.176-2.274-2.199-0.944-5.949

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 31.316.6018.420.001,313.440.000.000.000.000.00

Bon-Ton Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16
ShillerPE 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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