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Layne Christensen Company (NAS:LAYN)
Peter Lynch Fair Value
$0.00 (As of Today)

Peter Lynch Fair Value applies to growing companies. The ideal range for the growth rate is between 10 - 20% a year. Peter Lynch thinks that the fair P/E value for a growth company equals its growth rate, that is PEG = 1. The earnings here is trailing twelve month (TTM) earnings. The growth rate we use is the average growth rate for earnings per share over the past 5 years. If 5-Year Earnings Growth Rate is greater than 25% a year, we use 25.

LAYN' s 10-Year Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 38.97
Current: 0

0.43
38.97

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value Ratio of Layne Christensen Company was 38.97. The lowest was 0.43. And the median was 1.06.

LAYN's Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
357% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. LAYN: 0.00 )

Note: Please don't confuse Peter Lynch Fair Value with the value reached in Peter Lynch Chart.


Definition

Layne Christensen Company's Peter Lynch Fair Value for today is calculated as

Peter Lynch Fair Value=PEG*5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate*Earnings Per Share (NRI) (TTM)
=1**-7.22
=0.00

Layne Christensen Company's Earnings Per Share (NRI) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2013 was -1.09 (Jan. 2013 ) + -1.24 (Apr. 2013 ) + -4.09 (Jul. 2013 ) + -0.8 (Oct. 2013 ) = $-7.22.

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

If 5-Year Earnings Growth Rate is greater than 25% a year, we use 25.

Please note that we use the 5-year average growth rate of EBITDA per share as the growth rate. EBITDA growth is subject to less manipulations than net earnings per share. In the calculation, PEG=1 because Peter Lynch thinks that the fair P/E ratio of the growth stock is equal to its earnings growth rate.


Explanation

Peter Lynch Fair Value applies to growing companies. The ideal range for the growth rate is between 10 - 20% a year.

Peter Lynch thinks that the fair P/E value for a growth company equals its growth rate, that is PEG = 1. The earnings here is trailing twelve month (TTM) earnings. The growth rate we use is the average growth rate for earnings per share over the past 5 years.

Please don't confuse Peter Lynch Fair Value with the value reached in Peter Lynch Chart. In Peter Lych chart, a fixed P/E ratio of 15 is used to draw the Earnings Line. Therefore the value reached has a P/E ratio of 15. But in Peter Lynch Fair Value calcuation, P/E equals to the growth rate of EBITDA over the past 5 years, which is instead of 15 in this case.

Layne Christensen Company's Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value Ratio for today is calculated as

Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value=Share Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value
=18.29/0.00
=

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


Related Terms

Earnings Per Share (NRI), peg, Median P/S Value, Intrinsic Value (DCF Projected), Intrinsic Value (DCF), Intrinsic Value (DE), Graham Number


Historical Data

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

Layne Christensen Company Annual Data

Jan04Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13
lynchvalue 0.005.3311.7642.0055.2534.250.650.000.000.00

Layne Christensen Company Quarterly Data

Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13
lynchvalue 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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