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Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NAS:BONT)
Shiller PE Ratio
(As of Today)

As of today, Bon-Ton Stores Inc's current share price is $0.77. Bon-Ton Stores Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was $-1.86. 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 52.88. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 10.96.

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. 2017 was $2.090. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $-1.86 for the trailing ten years ended in Jan. 2017.


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
=0.77/-1.86
=

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Jan17 is calculated as:

For example, Bon-Ton Stores Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Jan. 2017 (Change)*Current CPI (Jan. 2017)
=2.09/242.839*242.839
=2.090

Current CPI (Jan. 2017) = 242.839.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc Quarterly Data

201410201501201504201507201510201601201604201607201610201701
per share eps -0.5703.700-1.740-2.010-1.7202.570-1.910-1.950-1.5802.090
CPI 237.433233.707236.599238.654237.838236.916239.261240.628241.729242.839
Adj_EPS -0.5833.845-1.786-2.045-1.7562.634-1.939-1.968-1.5872.090
201204201207201210201301201304201307201310201401201404201407
per share eps -2.230-2.430-0.5504.040-1.410-1.950-0.0503.210-1.630-1.860
CPI 230.085229.104231.317230.280232.531233.596233.546233.916237.072238.250
Adj_EPS -2.354-2.576-0.5774.260-1.473-2.027-0.0523.332-1.670-1.896
200910201001201004201007201010201101201104201107201110201201
per share eps -0.2404.720-1.330-1.910-0.3604.720-2.010-1.780-1.2104.330
CPI 216.177216.687218.009218.011218.711220.223224.906225.922226.421226.665
Adj_EPS -0.2705.290-1.481-2.128-0.4005.205-2.170-1.913-1.2984.639
200704200707200710200801200804200807200810200901200904200907
per share eps -1.780-0.910-1.1704.540-2.030-2.010-0.850-5.220-2.670-2.040
CPI 206.686208.299208.936211.080214.823219.964216.573211.143213.240215.351
Adj_EPS -2.091-1.061-1.3605.223-2.295-2.219-0.953-6.004-3.041-2.300

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 local exchange's currency.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
ShillerPE 6.6019.300.002,327.810.000.000.000.000.000.00

Bon-Ton Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
ShillerPE 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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