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RR Donnelley & Sons Co (NAS:RRD)
Shiller P/E Ratio
(As of Today)

As of today, RR Donnelley & Sons Co's current share price is $15.58. RR Donnelley & Sons Co's E10 for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 was $-0.28. RR Donnelley & Sons Co's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is .

RRD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: 255.4
Current: 0

0
255.4

During the past 13 years, RR Donnelley & Sons Co's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 255.40. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 30.92.

RRD's Shiller P/E Ratiois ranked lower than
281% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.99 vs. RRD: 0.00 )

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.

RR Donnelley & Sons Co's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $0.210. 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 $-0.28 for the trailing six years ended in Jun. 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.

RR Donnelley & Sons Co's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=15.58/-0.28
=

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

RR Donnelley & Sons Co's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Dec14 is calculated as:

For example, RR Donnelley & Sons Co's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Jun. 2015*CPI of Current
=0.21/238.638*238.666
=0.210

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

Current CPI = 238.666.

RR Donnelley & Sons Co Quarterly Data

201303201306201309201312201403201406201409201412201503201506
per share eps 0.1500.3600.0800.565-0.1500.3200.3100.0970.1100.210
CPI 232.773233.504234.149233.049236.293238.343238.031234.812236.119238.638
Adj_EPS 0.1540.3680.0820.579-0.1520.3200.3110.0990.1110.210
201009201012201103201106201109201112201203201206201209201212
per share eps 0.2500.1290.1600.0600.830-1.7790.2100.4900.390-4.698
CPI 218.439219.179223.467225.722226.889225.672229.392229.478231.407229.601
Adj_EPS 0.2730.1400.1710.0630.873-1.8810.2180.5100.402-4.883
200909200912201003201006
per share eps 0.060-0.3870.2500.420
CPI 215.969215.949217.631217.965
Adj_EPS 0.066-0.4280.2740.460

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.

RR Donnelley & Sons Co Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ShillerPE 29.0932.6236.1021.9371.0147.72108.920.000.000.00

RR Donnelley & Sons Co Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
ShillerPE 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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