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Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (NYSE:HOV)
Shiller P/E Ratio
(As of Today)

As of today, Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's current share price is $1.81. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2016 was $-4.05. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is .

During the past 13 years, Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 250.00. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 10.30.

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.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $-0.110. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $-4.05 for the trailing ten years ended in Jan. 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.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=1.81/-4.05
=

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

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Oct15 is calculated as:

For example, Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Jan. 2016 (Change)*Current CPI (Jan. 2016)
=-0.11/236.916*236.916
=-0.110

Current CPI (Jan. 2016) = 236.916.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc Quarterly Data

201310201401201404201407201410201501201504201507201510201601
per share eps 0.153-0.170-0.0500.1101.494-0.100-0.130-0.0500.174-0.110
CPI 233.546233.916237.072238.250237.433233.707236.599238.654237.838236.916
Adj_EPS 0.155-0.172-0.0500.1091.491-0.101-0.130-0.0500.173-0.110
201104201107201110201201201204201207201210201301201304201307
per share eps -0.690-0.470-0.904-0.1700.0200.250-0.597-0.0800.0100.060
CPI 224.906225.922226.421226.665230.085229.104231.317230.280232.531233.596
Adj_EPS -0.727-0.493-0.946-0.1780.0210.259-0.611-0.0820.0100.061
200810200901200904200907200910201001201004201007201010201101
per share eps -5.790-2.290-1.500-2.160-3.2022.970-0.360-0.920-1.677-0.820
CPI 216.573211.143213.240215.351216.177216.687218.009218.011218.711220.223
Adj_EPS -6.334-2.570-1.667-2.376-3.5093.247-0.391-1.000-1.817-0.882
200604200607200610200701200704200707200710200801200804200807
per share eps 1.5501.150-1.879-0.910-0.490-1.270-7.424-2.070-5.290-2.670
CPI 201.500203.500201.800202.416206.686208.299208.936211.080214.823219.964
Adj_EPS 1.8221.339-2.206-1.065-0.562-1.444-8.418-2.323-5.834-2.876

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.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc Annual Data

Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
ShillerPE 11.796.94140.210.000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc Quarterly Data

Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16
ShillerPE 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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