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AmerisourceBergen Corp (NYSE:ABC)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
50.40 (As of Today)

As of today, AmerisourceBergen Corp's share price is $76.93. AmerisourceBergen Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $1.53. Hence, AmerisourceBergen Corp's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 50.40.

ABC' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 3.51   Max: 50.52
Current: 50.4

3.51
50.52

During the past 13 years, AmerisourceBergen Corp's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 50.52. The lowest was 3.51. And the median was 10.09.

ABC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
58% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 49.85 vs. ABC: 50.40 )

AmerisourceBergen Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $1.98. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $1.53.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of AmerisourceBergen Corp was -69.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -8.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 6.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 7.80% per year.

During the past 13 years, AmerisourceBergen Corp's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 43.10% per year. The lowest was -16.00% per year. And the median was 16.45% per year.


Definition

AmerisourceBergen Corp's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=76.93/1.53
=50.28

AmerisourceBergen Corp's Share Price of today is $76.93.
AmerisourceBergen Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was -0.41 (Sep. 2013 ) + -4.48 (Dec. 2013 ) + 4.44 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1.98 (Jun. 2014 ) = $1.53.

* 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:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management’s decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


Related Terms

Free Cash Flow, Free Cash Flow per Share, P/S Ratio, P/B Ratio, P/E Ratio


Historical Data

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

AmerisourceBergen Corp Annual Data

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
pfcf 9.746.2313.377.909.8610.369.4610.308.6224.44

AmerisourceBergen Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
pfcf 9.6710.938.6224.4010.1311.2124.44439.440.0047.63
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