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Avon Products Inc (NYSE:AVP)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
17.00 (As of Today)

As of today, Avon Products Inc's share price is $13.84. Avon Products Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.82. Hence, Avon Products Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 17.00.

AVP' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 14.68   Max: 90.57
Current: 17

14.68
90.57

During the past 13 years, Avon Products Inc's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 90.57. The lowest was 14.68. And the median was 27.88.

AVP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
84% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 51.08 vs. AVP: 17.00 )

Avon Products Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $-0.33. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.82.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Avon Products Inc was 46.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -3.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -8.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -6.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, Avon Products Inc's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 70.10% per year. The lowest was -18.70% per year. And the median was 0.40% per year.


Definition

Avon Products 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)
=13.84/0.82
=16.88

Avon Products Inc's Share Price of today is $13.84.
Avon Products Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.35 (Jun. 2013 ) + -0.04 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.84 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.33 (Mar. 2014 ) = $0.82.

* 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.

Avon Products Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
pfcf 29.1019.0324.2654.1527.9428.1333.7920.0819.1522.08

Avon Products Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
pfcf 20.0821.7518.8516.7919.1537.0225.0441.2022.0817.85
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