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Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc (NAS:NEPT)
P/B Ratio
2.40 (As of Today)

As of today, Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc's share price is $2.15. Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in 201405 was $0.97. Hence, Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc's P/B Ratio of today is 2.40.

NEPT' s 10-Year P/B Ratio Range
Min: 1.97   Max: 48
Current: 2.4

1.97
48

During the past 13 years, Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc's highest P/B Ratio was 48.00. The lowest was 1.97. And the median was 8.24.

NEPT's P/B Ratiois ranked higher than
87% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NEPT: 2.40 )

During the past 12 months, Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 18.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 42.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 47.90% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc was 64.20% per year. The lowest was -18.10% per year. And the median was 28.10% per year.


Definition

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc's P/B ratio for today is calculated as follows:

P/B Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: 201405)
=2.15/0.97
=2.22

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

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.


Explanation

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.


Be Aware

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.


Related Terms

Book Value per Share, Market Cap, Total Equity, Preferred Stock, P/E ratio, P/S ratio, Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio


Historical Data

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

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc Annual Data

May04May05May06May07May08Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14
pb 0.000.000.000.0015.719.608.595.642.863.47

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc Quarterly Data

Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14
pb 5.646.828.043.112.863.364.173.983.472.52
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