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Xyratex, Ltd. (NAS:XRTX)
Median P/S Value
$11.50 (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. Xyratex, Ltd.'s revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was $29.49. Xyratex, Ltd.'s 10-Year median P/S ratio is 0.39. Therefore, the Median P/S Value for today is $11.50.

As of today, Xyratex, Ltd.'s share price is $13.24. Xyratex, Ltd.'s median P/S value is $11.50. Therefore, Xyratex, Ltd.'s Price to Median P/S Value Ratio for today is 1.15.

XRTX' s 10-Year Price to Median P/S Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.71
Current: 1.15

0.2
1.71

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Median P/S Value Ratio of Xyratex, Ltd. was 1.71. The lowest was 0.20. And the median was 0.94.

XRTX's Price to Median P/S Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 2720 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. XRTX: 1.15 )

Definition

Xyratex, Ltd.'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
=29.49*0.39
=11.50

10-Year Median P/S Ratio is 0.39.
Xyratex, Ltd.'s revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was 7.19 (Feb. 2013 ) + 7.79 (May. 2013 ) + 7.79 (Aug. 2013 ) + 6.72 (Nov. 2013 ) = $29.49.

* 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.

Xyratex, Ltd.'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
=13.24/11.50
=1.15

* 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.

Xyratex, Ltd. Annual Data

Nov04Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
medpsvalue 11.609.1412.9612.1713.7911.4919.9118.6716.0711.50

Xyratex, Ltd. Quarterly Data

Aug11Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13
medpsvalue 18.2018.6718.2518.3317.5516.0714.8713.5412.7111.50
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