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Dun & Bradstreet Corp (NYSE:DNB)
Shiller P/E Ratio
20.90 (As of Today)

As of today, Dun & Bradstreet Corp's current share price is $122.69. Dun & Bradstreet Corp's E10 for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $5.87. Dun & Bradstreet Corp's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 20.90.

DNB' s Shiller P/E Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.97   Max: 23.57
Current: 21.02

13.97
23.57

During the past 13 years, Dun & Bradstreet Corp's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 23.57. The lowest was 13.97. And the median was 19.12.

DNB's Shiller P/E Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.55 vs. DNB: 21.02 )

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.

Dun & Bradstreet Corp's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-0.800. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $5.87 for the trailing ten years ended in Sep. 2016.


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.

Dun & Bradstreet Corp's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=122.69/5.87
=20.90

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

Dun & Bradstreet Corp's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Dec14 is calculated as:

For example, Dun & Bradstreet Corp's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Sep. 2016 (Change)*Current CPI (Sep. 2016)
=-0.8/241.428*241.428
=-0.800

Current CPI (Sep. 2016) = 241.428.

Dun & Bradstreet Corp Quarterly Data

201406201409201412201503201506201509201512201603201606201609
per share eps 1.3501.8502.5201.130-0.2201.6202.1100.8200.510-0.800
CPI 238.343238.031234.812236.119238.638237.945236.525238.132241.018241.428
Adj_EPS 1.3671.8762.5911.155-0.2231.6442.1540.8310.511-0.800
201112201203201206201209201212201303201306201309201312201403
per share eps 1.9201.3201.2001.7602.1701.2901.4401.8701.9502.260
CPI 225.672229.392229.478231.407229.601232.773233.504234.149233.049236.293
Adj_EPS 2.0541.3891.2621.8362.2821.3381.4891.9282.0202.309
200906200909200912201003201006201009201012201103201106201109
per share eps 1.4301.0201.6000.9201.1001.1201.8401.0001.1801.190
CPI 215.693215.969215.949217.631217.965218.439219.179223.467225.722226.889
Adj_EPS 1.6011.1401.7891.0211.2181.2382.0271.0801.2621.266
200612200703200706200709200712200803200806200809200812200903
per share eps 1.4300.8701.4600.9401.7201.0601.5101.1801.8301.930
CPI 201.800205.352208.352208.490210.036213.528218.815218.783210.228212.709
Adj_EPS 1.7111.0231.6921.0891.9771.1991.6661.3022.1022.191

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.

Dun & Bradstreet Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ShillerPE 0.000.000.000.0020.3616.8515.9422.9620.7417.42

Dun & Bradstreet Corp Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ShillerPE 19.2820.3820.7421.7120.8017.7517.4217.2920.1823.27
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