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Nicholas Financial, Inc. (NAS:NICK)
PEG
0.40 (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, Nicholas Financial, Inc.'s P/E (NRI) Ratio is 10.50. Nicholas Financial, Inc.'s 5-year average EBITDA growth rate is 28.60%. Therefore, Nicholas Financial, Inc.'s PEG for today is 0.40.

NICK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 15.15
Current: 0.4

0.26
15.15

During the past 13 years, Nicholas Financial, Inc.'s highest PEG was 15.15. The lowest was 0.26. And the median was 0.69.

NICK's PEGis ranked higher than
85% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. NICK: 0.40 )

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.

Nicholas Financial, Inc.'s PEG for today is calculated as

PEG=P/E (NRI) Ratio/EBITDA Growth Rate (5-year average)
=10.50/28.60
=0.37

* 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.

Nicholas Financial, Inc. Annual Data

Mar04Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13
peg 0.631.671.190.700.607.350.005.140.420.36

Nicholas Financial, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
peg 0.670.580.420.340.310.300.360.350.400.44
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