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E I du Pont de Nemours & Company (NYSE:DD)
Shiller P/E Ratio
19.91 (As of Today)

As of today, E I du Pont de Nemours & Company's current share price is $70.07. E I du Pont de Nemours & Company's E10 for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was $3.52. E I du Pont de Nemours & Company's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 19.91.

DD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Ratio Range
Min: 7.09   Max: 20.92
Current: 19.9

7.09
20.92

During the past 13 years, E I du Pont de Nemours & Company's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 20.92. The lowest was 7.09. And the median was 15.90.

DD's Shiller P/E Ratiois ranked higher than
86% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 87.51 vs. DD: 19.90 )

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.

E I du Pont de Nemours & Company's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.468. 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 $3.52 for the trailing six years ended in Sep. 2014.


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.

E I du Pont de Nemours & Company's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=70.07/3.52
=19.91

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

E I du Pont de Nemours & Company's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Dec13 is calculated as:

For example, E I du Pont de Nemours & Company's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Sep. 2014*CPI of Current
=0.47/238.031*236.984
=0.468

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

Current CPI = 236.984.

E I du Pont de Nemours & Company Quarterly Data

201206201209201212201303201306201309201312201403201406201409
per share eps 1.2300.0000.0983.5801.1100.3000.1981.5401.1500.470
CPI 229.478231.407229.601232.773233.504234.149233.049236.293238.343238.031
Adj_EPS 1.2700.0000.1013.6451.1270.3040.2011.5451.1430.468
200912201003201006201009201012201103201106201109201112201203
per share eps 0.4841.2401.2600.4000.3991.5201.2900.4800.3991.580
CPI 215.949217.631217.965218.439219.179223.467225.722226.889225.672229.392
Adj_EPS 0.5311.3501.3700.4340.4311.6121.3540.5010.4191.632
200812200903200906200909
per share eps -0.6960.5400.4600.450
CPI 210.228212.709215.693215.969
Adj_EPS -0.7850.6020.5050.494

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.

E I du Pont de Nemours & Company Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ShillerPE 14.9918.1019.1118.6810.7513.1817.7314.7014.2918.82

E I du Pont de Nemours & Company Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ShillerPE 15.4415.6514.2913.6514.4716.4118.8218.9718.4420.47
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