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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (NAS:ALXN)
PEG
1.54 (As of Today)

PEG is defined as the P/E (NRI) Ratio divided by the growth ratio. The ratio we use is the 5-year average EBITDA growth rate. As of today, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's P/E (NRI) Ratio is 80.90. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's 5-year average EBITDA growth rate is 52.40%. Therefore, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's PEG for today is 1.54.

ALXN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 2.63
Current: 1.54

0.68
2.63

During the past 13 years, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's highest PEG was 2.63. The lowest was 0.68. And the median was 1.56.

ALXN's PEGis ranked higher than
98% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ALXN: 1.54 )

Peter Lynch thinks a company with a P/E (NRI) ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued.


Definition

PEG is defined as the P/E (NRI) Ratio divided by the growth ratio. The ratio we use is the 5-year average EBITDA growth rate.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's PEG for today is calculated as

PEG=P/E (NRI) Ratio/EBITDA Growth Rate (5-year average)
=80.90/52.40
=1.54

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


Explanation

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG. PEG is defined as the P/E ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a P/E ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a P/E of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a P/E of 10.


Related Terms

P/E (NRI) Ratio, Peter Lynch Fair Value


Historical Data

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

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
peg 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.001.92

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
peg 0.000.000.000.000.000.711.111.921.741.49
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