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Blyth Inc (NYSE:BTH)
Shiller P/E Ratio
4.59 (As of Today)

As of today, Blyth Inc's current share price is $5.78. Blyth Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 was $1.26. Blyth Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 4.59.

BTH' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Ratio Range
Min: 4.59   Max: 191.05
Current: 4.59

4.59
191.05

During the past 13 years, Blyth Inc's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 191.05. The lowest was 4.59. And the median was 20.68.

BTH's Shiller P/E Ratiois ranked higher than
94% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. BTH: 4.59 )

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.

Blyth Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $-0.773. 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 $1.26 for the trailing six years ended in Mar. 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.

Blyth Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=5.78/1.26
=4.59

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

Blyth Inc's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Dec14 is calculated as:

For example, Blyth Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Mar. 2015*CPI of Current
=-0.77/236.119*236.959
=-0.773

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

Current CPI = 236.959.

Blyth Inc Quarterly Data

201212201303201306201309201312201403201406201409201412201503
per share eps -0.3650.160-0.200-0.5300.597-0.170-0.3006.570-0.757-0.770
CPI 229.601232.773233.504234.149233.049236.293238.343238.031234.812236.119
Adj_EPS -0.3770.163-0.203-0.5360.607-0.170-0.2986.540-0.764-0.773
201004201007201010201101201104201107201110201203201206201209
per share eps 0.2550.0450.1551.066-0.175-0.1850.0500.4300.4600.040
CPI 218.009218.011218.711220.223224.906225.922226.421229.392229.478231.407
Adj_EPS 0.2770.0490.1681.147-0.184-0.1940.0520.4440.4750.041
200904200907200910201001
per share eps 0.135-0.870-0.0551.772
CPI 213.240215.351216.177216.687
Adj_EPS 0.150-0.957-0.0601.938

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.

Blyth Inc Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ShillerPE 16.1212.3519.2424.747.8647.564.0326.4746.826.05

Blyth Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ShillerPE 26.4737.8544.1870.0046.8234.1630.486.166.056.02
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