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As of today, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's share price is $80.59. Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 was $1.74. Hence, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's P/B Ratio of today is 46.32.
During the past 12 years, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's highest P/B Ratio was 877.33. The lowest was 21.05. And the median was 49.77.
During the past 12 months, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -31.00% per year.
During the past 12 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co was -52.60% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's P/B ratio for today is calculated as follows:
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It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:
A closely related ratio is called Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio and Price-to-Book Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.
Unlike valuation ratios relative to the earning power such as P/E ratio, P/S ratio or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, the Price-to-Book Ratio measures the valuation of the stock relative to the underlying asset of the company.
The Price-to-Book Ratio works the best for the businesses that earn most of their profit from their assets, e.g. banks and insurance companies.
Some businesses have very light assets, such as software companies or insurance agencies. The Price-to-Book Ratio does not work well for these companies. Some companies even have negative equity, so the Price-to-Book Ratio cannot be applied to them.
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