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Carbonite Inc (NAS:CARB)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
57.04 (As of Today)

As of today, Carbonite Inc's share price is $13.69. Carbonite Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.24. Hence, Carbonite Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 57.04.

CARB' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 26.18   Max: 219
Current: 57.2

26.18
219

During the past 5 years, Carbonite Inc's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 219.00. The lowest was 26.18. And the median was 57.46.

CARB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
74% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 84.60 vs. CARB: 57.20 )

Carbonite Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-0.06. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.24.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Carbonite Inc was 26.30% per year.


Definition

Carbonite 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)
=13.69/0.24
=57.04

Carbonite Inc's Share Price of today is $13.69.
Carbonite Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.09 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.16 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.05 (Jun. 2014 ) + -0.06 (Sep. 2014 ) = $0.24.

* 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.

Carbonite Inc Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
pfcf 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.001,110.000.0059.15

Carbonite Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
pfcf 0.000.000.00219.0068.8378.9559.1530.8836.2742.67
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