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Blyth Inc (NYSE:BTH)
E10
\$0.16 (As of Jun. 2015)

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.

Blyth Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was \$-0.550. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our e10, which is \$0.16 for the trailing ten years ended in Jun. 2015.

As of today, Blyth Inc's current stock price is \$5.99. Blyth Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 was \$0.16. Blyth Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio of today is 37.44.

Definition

E10 is a concept invented by Prof. Robert Shiller, who uses E10 for his Shiller P/E calculation. When we calculate the today's Shiller P/E ratio of a stock, we use todays price divided by E10.

What is E10? How do we calculate E10?

E10 is the average of the inflation adjusted earnings of a company over the past 10 years. Lets use an example to explain.

If we want to calculate the E10 of Wal-Mart (WMT) for Dec. 31, 2010, we need to have the inflation data and the earnings from 2001 through 2010.

We adjusted the earnings of 2001 earnings data with the total inflation from 2001 through 2010 to the equivalent earnings in 2010. If the total inflation from 2001 to 2010 is 40%, and Wal-Mart earned \$1 a share in 2001, then the 2001s equivalent earnings in 2010 is \$1.4 a share. If Wal-Mart earns \$1 again in 2002, and the total inflation from 2002 through 2010 is 35%, then the equivalent 2002 earnings in 2010 is \$1.35. So on and so forth, you get the equivalent earnings of past 10 years. Then you add them together and divided the sum by 10 to get E10.

For example, Blyth Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was:

 Adj_EPS = Earnigns per Share / CPI of Jun. 2015 (Change) * Current CPI (Jun. 2015) = -0.55 / 238.638 * 238.638 = -0.550

Current CPI (Jun. 2015) = 238.638.

Blyth Inc Quarterly Data

 201303 201306 201309 201312 201403 201406 201409 201412 201503 201506 per share eps 0.16 -0.2 -0.53 0.597 -0.17 -0.28 6.57 -0.757 -0.77 -0.55 CPI 232.773 233.504 234.149 233.049 236.293 238.343 238.031 234.812 236.119 238.638 Adj_EPS 0.164 -0.204 -0.54 0.611 -0.172 -0.28 6.587 -0.769 -0.778 -0.55 201007 201010 201101 201104 201107 201110 201203 201206 201209 201212 per share eps 0.045 0.155 1.066 -0.175 -0.185 0.05 0.43 0.46 0.04 -0.365 CPI 218.011 218.711 220.223 224.906 225.922 226.421 229.392 229.478 231.407 229.601 Adj_EPS 0.049 0.169 1.155 -0.186 -0.195 0.053 0.447 0.478 0.041 -0.379 200801 200804 200807 200810 200901 200904 200907 200910 201001 201004 per share eps -0.565 0.065 0.165 -1.86 0.743 0.135 -0.87 -0.055 1.772 0.255 CPI 211.08 214.823 219.964 216.573 211.143 213.24 215.351 216.177 216.687 218.009 Adj_EPS -0.639 0.072 0.179 -2.05 0.84 0.151 -0.964 -0.061 1.952 0.279 200507 200510 200601 200604 200607 200610 200701 200704 200707 200710 per share eps 0.2 1.12 -0.605 -1.5 -4.48 0 0.843 0.6 0.16 0.34 CPI 195.4 199.2 198.3 201.5 203.5 201.8 202.416 206.686 208.299 208.936 Adj_EPS 0.244 1.342 -0.728 -1.776 -5.254 0 0.994 0.693 0.183 0.388

Add all the adjusted EPS together and divide 10 will get our e10.

Explanation

If a company grows much fast than inflation, E10 may underestimate the company's earnings power. Shiller P/E Ratio can seem to be too high even the actual P/E is low.

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.

Blyth Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio of today is calculated as

 Shiller P/E Ratio = Share Price / E10 = 5.99 / 0.16 = 37.44

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

Be Aware

Shiller P/E Ratio works better for cyclical companies. It gives you a better idea on the company's real earnings power.

Related Terms

Shiller P/E Ratio

Historical Data

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

Blyth Inc Annual Data

 Jan05 Jan06 Jan07 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 e10 0.00 3.17 2.81 2.69 2.21 1.86 1.60 0.97 0.49 0.59

Blyth Inc Quarterly Data

 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 e10 0.87 0.74 0.63 0.49 0.36 0.24 0.86 0.59 0.27 0.16
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