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Safeway Inc (NYSE:SWY)
Median P/S Value
\$0.00 (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. Safeway Inc's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was \$156.72. Safeway Inc's 10-Year median P/S ratio is 0.21. Therefore, the Median P/S Value for today is \$0.00.

As of today, Safeway Inc's share price is \$35.10. Safeway Inc's median P/S value is \$0.00. Therefore, Safeway Inc's Price to Median P/S Value Ratio for today is 0.00.

SWY' s 10-Year Price to Median P/S Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 5.41
Current: 0

0.45
5.41

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Median P/S Value Ratio of Safeway Inc was 5.41. The lowest was 0.45. And the median was 1.28.

SWY's Price to Median P/S Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SWY: 0.00 )

Definition

Safeway 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 = 156.72 * 0.21 = 32.91

10-Year Median P/S Ratio is 0.21.
Safeway Inc's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 48.51 (Dec. 2013 ) + 36.22 (Mar. 2014 ) + 36.01 (Jun. 2014 ) + 35.98 (Sep. 2014 ) = \$156.72.

* 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.

Safeway 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 = 35.10 / 32.91 = 1.07

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

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Historical Data

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

Safeway Inc Annual Data

 Dec04 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 medpsvalue 16.75 17.93 18.85 19.94 21.36 20.86 22.78 26.92 32.14 31.53

Safeway Inc Quarterly Data

 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 medpsvalue 30.71 32.10 32.14 31.61 30.98 30.47 31.53 31.94 32.39 32.91
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