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Electro Rent Corp (NAS:ELRC)
Shiller P/E Ratio
10.67 (As of Today)

As of today, Electro Rent Corp's current share price is $8.75. Electro Rent Corp's E10 for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2015 was $0.82. Electro Rent Corp's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 10.67.

ELRC' s Shiller P/E Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.44   Max: 28
Current: 10.67

9.44
28

During the past 13 years, Electro Rent Corp's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 28.00. The lowest was 9.44. And the median was 18.39.

ELRC's Shiller P/E Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.64 vs. ELRC: 10.67 )

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.

Electro Rent Corp's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Nov. 2015 was $0.090. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $0.82 for the trailing ten years ended in Nov. 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.

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

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=8.75/0.82
=10.67

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

Electro Rent Corp's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in May15 is calculated as:

For example, Electro Rent Corp's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Nov. 2015 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Nov. 2015 (Change)*Current CPI (Nov. 2015)
=0.09/237.336*237.336
=0.090

Current CPI (Nov. 2015) = 237.336.

Electro Rent Corp Quarterly Data

201308201311201402201405201408201411201502201505201508201511
per share eps 0.2300.2300.1900.1880.2000.2000.1000.1410.1000.090
CPI 233.877233.069234.781237.900237.852236.151234.722237.805238.316237.336
Adj_EPS 0.2330.2340.1920.1880.2000.2010.1010.1410.1000.090
201102201105201108201111201202201205201208201211201302201305
per share eps 0.2100.2630.3500.2500.2100.2600.2100.2600.2100.257
CPI 221.309225.964226.545226.230227.663229.815230.379230.221232.166232.945
Adj_EPS 0.2250.2760.3670.2620.2190.2690.2160.2680.2150.262
200808200811200902200905200908200911201002201005201008201011
per share eps 0.1700.1400.0800.0830.0900.1700.0900.1400.2200.300
CPI 219.086212.425212.193213.856215.834216.330216.741218.178218.312218.803
Adj_EPS 0.1840.1560.0890.0920.0990.1870.0990.1520.2390.325
200602200605200608200611200702200705200708200711200802200805
per share eps 0.2300.2180.1800.1900.2000.2360.2000.2200.1900.200
CPI 198.700202.500203.900201.500203.499207.949207.917210.177211.693216.632
Adj_EPS 0.2750.2560.2100.2240.2330.2690.2280.2480.2130.219

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 own currency.

Electro Rent Corp Annual Data

May06May07May08May09May10May11May12May13May14May15
ShillerPE 19.1116.3417.1113.0620.1823.9520.1519.5217.6911.96

Electro Rent Corp Quarterly Data

Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15
ShillerPE 19.2523.8720.0817.6916.7115.7515.1311.9612.6012.62
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