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Family Dollar Stores Inc (NYSE:FDO)
Median P/S Value
$66.01 (As of Today)

This valuation method assumes that the stock valuation will revert to its historical mean in terms of Price/Sales Ratio. The reason we use P/S Ratio instead of P/E Ratio or P/B Ratio is because Price/Sales Ratio is independent of profit margin, and can be applied to a broader range of situations.

Median P/S Value is calculated as trailing twelve months (TTM) revenue per share times 10-Year median P/S ratio. Family Dollar Stores Inc's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $91.68. Family Dollar Stores Inc's 10-Year median P/S ratio is 0.72. Therefore, the Median P/S Value for today is $66.01.

As of today, Family Dollar Stores Inc's share price is $78.96. Family Dollar Stores Inc's median P/S value is $66.01. Therefore, Family Dollar Stores Inc's Price to Median P/S Value Ratio for today is 1.20.

FDO' s 10-Year Price to Median P/S Value Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.2

0.7
2.04

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Median P/S Value Ratio of Family Dollar Stores Inc was 2.04. The lowest was 0.70. And the median was 1.11.

FDO's Price to Median P/S Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FDO: 1.20 )

Definition

Family Dollar Stores Inc's Median P/S Value for today is calculated as

Median P/S Value=Total Annual Sales / Shares Outstanding*10-Year Median P/S Ratio
=Revenue per Share (TTM)*10-Year Median P/S Ratio
=91.68*0.72
=66.01

10-Year Median P/S Ratio is 0.72.
Family Dollar Stores Inc's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was 21.72 (Nov. 2013 ) + 23.8 (Feb. 2014 ) + 23.29 (May. 2014 ) + 22.87 (Aug. 2014 ) = $91.68.

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


Explanation

This valuation method assumes that the stock valuation will revert to its historical mean in terms of Price/Sales Ratio. The reason we use P/S Ratio instead of P/E Ratio or P/B Ratio is because Price/Sales Ratio is independent of profit margin, and can be applied to a broader range of situations.

It also assumes that over time the profit margin is constant. If a company increases its profit margin to a sustainable level, this value might under-estimate its value. If it has permanent declined profit margins, this may over-estimate the company’s value.

Family Dollar Stores Inc's Price to Median P/S Value Ratio for today is calculated as

Price to Median P/S Value=Share Price/Median P/S Value
=78.96/66.01
=1.20

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


Related Terms

P/E Ratio, P/B Ratio, P/S Ratio, Intrinsic Value (DCF Projected), Intrinsic Value (DCF), Intrinsic Value (DE), Graham Number, GAVA


Historical Data

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

Family Dollar Stores Inc Annual Data

Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14
medpsvalue 25.0929.5632.9035.7937.9241.4949.4956.9264.6166.01

Family Dollar Stores Inc Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
medpsvalue 55.2156.9258.8761.8963.5064.6165.2564.4065.1266.01
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