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Cintas Corp (NAS:CTAS)
Shiller P/E Ratio
40.50 (As of Today)

As of today, Cintas Corp's current share price is $116.65. Cintas Corp's E10 for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2016 was $2.88. Cintas Corp's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 40.50.

CTAS' s Shiller P/E Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.31   Max: 41.26
Current: 40.47


During the past 13 years, Cintas Corp's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 41.26. The lowest was 10.31. And the median was 20.80.

CTAS's Shiller P/E Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.55 vs. CTAS: 40.47 )

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.

Cintas Corp's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Aug. 2016 was $1.260. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $2.88 for the trailing ten years ended in Aug. 2016.


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.

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

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10

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

Cintas Corp's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in May16 is calculated as:

For example, Cintas Corp's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Aug. 2016 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Aug. 2016 (Change)*Current CPI (Aug. 2016)

Current CPI (Aug. 2016) = 240.849.

Cintas Corp Quarterly Data

per share eps 1.0300.9301.0000.8000.9000.8803.0601.0501.2101.260
CPI 237.900237.852236.151234.722237.805238.316237.336237.111240.229240.849
Adj_EPS 1.0430.9421.0200.8210.9120.8893.1051.0671.2131.260
per share eps 0.5700.5800.6000.6000.6300.6000.6900.6300.7000.690
CPI 226.230227.663229.815230.379230.221232.166232.945233.877233.069234.781
Adj_EPS 0.6070.6140.6290.6270.6590.6220.7130.6490.7230.708
per share eps 0.0300.3500.3700.3200.3600.4000.3800.4100.4900.520
CPI 213.856215.834216.330216.741218.178218.312218.803221.309225.964226.545
Adj_EPS 0.0340.3910.4120.3560.3970.4410.4180.4460.5220.553
per share eps 0.5100.4800.5700.5100.5300.5300.5800.5100.4700.470
CPI 201.500203.499207.949207.917210.177211.693216.632219.086212.425212.193
Adj_EPS 0.6100.5680.6600.5910.6070.6030.6450.5610.5330.533

Add all the adjusted EPS together and divide 10 will get our E10.


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.

Cintas Corp Annual Data

ShillerPE 23.9616.7012.9914.2917.3718.6322.0827.9836.2533.96

Cintas Corp Quarterly Data

ShillerPE 27.9829.2631.7136.0736.2534.9734.4731.0133.9640.77
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