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Airgas Inc (NYSE:ARG)
PEG Ratio:
PE(NRI) Ratio / EBITDA 5-Y Growth
2.16 (As of Today)

PEG is defined as the P/E (NRI) Ratio divided by the growth ratio. The growth rate we use is the 5-year average EBITDA growth rate. As of today, Airgas Inc's P/E (NRI) Ratio is 21.34. Airgas Inc's 5-year average EBITDA growth rate is 9.90%. Therefore, Airgas Inc's PEG for today is 2.16.

ARG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 13.65
Current: 2.15

0.38
13.65

During the past 13 years, Airgas Inc's highest PEG was 13.65. The lowest was 0.38. And the median was 1.82.

ARG's PEGis ranked higher than
89% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ARG: 2.15 )

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.

Airgas Inc's PEG for today is calculated as

PEG=P/E (NRI) Ratio/EBITDA Growth Rate (5-year average)
=21.3422131148/9.90
=2.16

* 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.

Airgas Inc Annual Data

Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15
peg 1.981.460.870.481.572.303.483.101.790.00

Airgas Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
peg 3.203.102.632.362.111.791.711.681.730.00
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