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Astec Industries, Inc. (NAS:ASTE)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
0.00 (As of Today)

As of today, Astec Industries, Inc.'s share price is $42.81. Astec Industries, Inc.'s Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $-0.95. Hence, Astec Industries, Inc.'s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 0.00.

ASTE' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: 399.89
Current: 0

0
399.89

During the past 13 years, Astec Industries, Inc.'s highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 399.89. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 40.06.

ASTE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked lower than
159% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. ASTE: 0.00 )

Astec Industries, Inc.'s Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-0.28. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $-0.95.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Astec Industries, Inc. was -891.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, Astec Industries, Inc.'s highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 90.70% per year. The lowest was -75.10% per year. And the median was 5.85% per year.


Definition

Astec Industries, Inc.'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)
=42.81/-0.95
=

Astec Industries, Inc.'s Share Price of today is $42.81.
Astec Industries, Inc.'s Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -0.37 (Mar. 2013 ) + -1.24 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.94 (Sep. 2013 ) + -0.28 (Dec. 2013 ) = $-0.95.

* 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.

Astec Industries, Inc. Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
pfcf 35.8534.0292.37109.380.0019.2414.530.00278.000.00

Astec Industries, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
pfcf 0.000.000.000.00105.37278.0072.7745.7278.170.00
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