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As of today, Apache Corp's share price is $57.14. Apache Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $-2.88. Hence, Apache Corp's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is .
During the past 13 years, Apache Corp's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 179.09. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 25.36.
During the past 13 years, Apache Corp's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 86.80% per year. The lowest was -46.70% per year. And the median was 21.70% per year.
Apache Corp's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as
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Apache Corp's Share Price of today is $57.14.
Apache Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.415 (Jun. 2015 ) + -0.563 (Sep. 2015 ) + -1.865 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.862 (Mar. 2016 ) = $-2.88.
It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:
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.
In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, managements 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.
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