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McCormick & Company Inc (NYSE:MKC)
Shiller P/E Ratio
24.40 (As of Today)

As of today, McCormick & Company Inc's current share price is $69.82. McCormick & Company Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in May. 2014 was $2.86. McCormick & Company Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 24.40.

MKC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Ratio Range
Min: 16.28   Max: 31.2
Current: 24.4

16.28
31.2

During the past 13 years, McCormick & Company Inc's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 31.20. The lowest was 16.28. And the median was 23.47.

MKC's Shiller P/E Ratiois ranked higher than
79% of the 1586 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 294.81 vs. MKC: 24.40 )

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.

McCormick & Company Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in May. 2014 was $0.644. 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 $2.86 for the trailing six years ended in May. 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.

McCormick & Company Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=69.82/2.86
=24.41

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

McCormick & Company Inc's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Nov13 is calculated as:

For example, McCormick & Company Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in May. 2014 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of May. 2014*CPI of Current
=0.64/237.9*239.229
=0.644

Since most companies do not have as long as 10 years history, here we use 6 years to calculate:

Current CPI = 239.229.

McCormick & Company Inc Quarterly Data

201202201205201208201211201302201305201308201311201402201405
per share eps 0.5500.6000.7801.0800.5700.5900.7800.9570.6200.640
CPI 227.663229.815230.379230.221232.166232.945233.877233.069234.781237.900
Adj_EPS 0.5780.6250.8101.1220.5870.6060.7980.9820.6320.644
200908200911201002201005201008201011201102201105201108201111
per share eps 0.5700.8750.5100.4900.7600.9860.5700.5500.6900.981
CPI 215.834216.330216.741218.178218.312218.803221.309225.964226.545226.230
Adj_EPS 0.6320.9680.5630.5370.8331.0780.6160.5820.7291.037
200808200811200902200905
per share eps 0.5200.6220.4400.380
CPI 219.086212.425212.193213.856
Adj_EPS 0.5680.7000.4960.425

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.

McCormick & Company Inc Annual Data

Nov04Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
ShillerPE 29.2622.1225.8923.1217.1919.3721.3821.4025.3925.43

McCormick & Company Inc Quarterly Data

Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14
ShillerPE 21.3823.4324.7625.3925.9926.4624.8525.4323.7025.17
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