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WSP Holdings Limited (NYSE:WH)
P/B Ratio
0.00 (As of Today)

As of today, WSP Holdings Limited's share price is $2.80. WSP Holdings Limited's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 was $5.86. Hence, WSP Holdings Limited's P/B Ratio of today is 0.00.

WH' s 10-Year P/B Ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0

WH's P/B Ratiois ranked lower than
56% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. WH: 0.00 )

WSP Holdings Limited's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 was $5.86.


Definition

WSP Holdings Limited's P/B ratio for today is calculated as follows:

P/B Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: Mar. 2013 )
=2.80/5.86
=0.48

* 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.

WSP Holdings Limited Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12
pb 0.000.000.000.002.670.900.780.460.180.22

WSP Holdings Limited Quarterly Data

Dec10Mar11Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13
pb 0.460.480.340.140.180.180.130.190.220.53
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