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CalAmp Corp (NAS:CAMP)
Shiller PE Ratio
(As of Today)

As of today, CalAmp Corp's current share price is $17.94. CalAmp Corp's E10 for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2017 was $-0.42. CalAmp Corp's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is .

During the past 13 years, CalAmp Corp's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 664.50. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 282.00.

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.

CalAmp Corp's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Feb. 2017 was $-0.100. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $-0.42 for the trailing ten years ended in Feb. 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.

CalAmp Corp's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=17.94/-0.42
=

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

CalAmp Corp's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Feb17 is calculated as:

For example, CalAmp Corp's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Feb. 2017 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Feb. 2017 (Change)*Current CPI (Feb. 2017)
=-0.1/243.603*243.603
=-0.100

Current CPI (Feb. 2017) = 243.603.

CalAmp Corp Quarterly Data

201411201502201505201508201511201602201605201608201611201702
per share eps 0.1100.1800.1100.1000.1100.140-0.0700.010-0.040-0.100
CPI 236.151234.722237.805238.316237.336237.111240.229240.849241.353243.603
Adj_EPS 0.1130.1870.1130.1020.1130.144-0.0710.010-0.040-0.100
201205201208201211201302201305201308201311201402201405201408
per share eps 0.1400.1200.1401.0900.0500.0800.1200.0900.0700.090
CPI 229.815230.379230.221232.166232.945233.877233.069234.781237.900237.852
Adj_EPS 0.1480.1270.1481.1440.0520.0830.1250.0930.0720.092
200911201002201005201008201011201102201105201108201111201202
per share eps -0.050-0.050-0.090-0.030-0.0100.0100.0200.0500.0600.050
CPI 216.330216.741218.178218.312218.803221.309225.964226.545226.230227.663
Adj_EPS -0.056-0.056-0.100-0.033-0.0110.0110.0220.0540.0650.054
200705200708200711200802200805200808200811200902200905200908
per share eps -0.480-0.190-2.490-0.370-0.020-0.060-0.070-1.860-0.160-0.170
CPI 207.949207.917210.177211.693216.632219.086212.425212.193213.856215.834
Adj_EPS -0.562-0.223-2.886-0.426-0.022-0.067-0.080-2.135-0.182-0.192

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.

CalAmp Corp Annual Data

Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16Feb17
ShillerPE 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00

CalAmp Corp Quarterly Data

Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16Nov16Feb17
ShillerPE 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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