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National Grid PLC (NYSE:NGG)
Median P/S Value
$56.58 (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. National Grid PLC's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $33.09. National Grid PLC's 10-Year median P/S ratio is 1.71. Therefore, the Median P/S Value for today is $56.58.

As of today, National Grid PLC's share price is $72.60. National Grid PLC's median P/S value is $56.58. Therefore, National Grid PLC's Price to Median P/S Value Ratio for today is 1.32.

NGG' s 10-Year Price to Median P/S Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 3.24
Current: 1.32

0.49
3.24

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Median P/S Value Ratio of National Grid PLC was 3.24. The lowest was 0.49. And the median was 0.96.

NGG's Price to Median P/S Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NGG: 1.32 )

Definition

National Grid PLC'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
=33.09*1.71
=56.58

10-Year Median P/S Ratio is 1.71.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. National Grid PLC's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $33.09.

* 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.

National Grid PLC'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
=72.60/56.58
=1.28

* 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.

National Grid PLC Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
medpsvalue 45.0643.1948.2265.7770.7365.5859.0852.8051.0656.58

National Grid PLC Semi-Annual Data

Sep09Mar10Sep10Mar11Sep11Mar12Sep12Mar13Sep13Mar14
medpsvalue 38.3565.5851.3359.0850.9452.8043.1351.060.0056.58
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