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Penn Virginia Corp (NYSE:PVA)
Median P/S Value
$14.87 (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. Penn Virginia Corp's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $8.08. Penn Virginia Corp's 10-Year median P/S ratio is 1.84. Therefore, the Median P/S Value for today is $14.87.

As of today, Penn Virginia Corp's share price is $6.56. Penn Virginia Corp's median P/S value is $14.87. Therefore, Penn Virginia Corp's Price to Median P/S Value Ratio for today is 0.40.

PVA' s 10-Year Price to Median P/S Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.65
Current: 0.4

0.21
3.65

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Median P/S Value Ratio of Penn Virginia Corp was 3.65. The lowest was 0.21. And the median was 1.58.

PVA's Price to Median P/S Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. PVA: 0.40 )

Definition

Penn Virginia Corp'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
=8.08*1.84
=14.87

10-Year Median P/S Ratio is 1.84.
Penn Virginia Corp's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 1.79 (Dec. 2013 ) + 2.21 (Mar. 2014 ) + 2.1 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1.98 (Sep. 2014 ) = $8.08.

* 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.

Penn Virginia Corp'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
=6.56/14.87
=0.44

* 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.

Penn Virginia Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
medpsvalue 11.3933.0636.7440.7953.4015.8110.2312.2912.1112.68

Penn Virginia Corp Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
medpsvalue 13.0312.7912.1111.4811.6111.9212.6813.9814.6514.87
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