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Cardiovascular Systems Inc (NAS:CSII)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
165.54 (As of Today)

As of today, Cardiovascular Systems Inc's share price is $27.81. Cardiovascular Systems Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $0.17. Hence, Cardiovascular Systems Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 165.54.

CSII' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 139.23   Max: 173.75
Current: 165.49

139.23
173.75

During the past 13 years, Cardiovascular Systems Inc's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 173.75. The lowest was 139.23. And the median was 151.46.

CSII's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
95% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 27.61 vs. CSII: 165.49 )

Cardiovascular Systems Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $0.47. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $0.17.

During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 12.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 13.80% per year.

During the past 13 years, Cardiovascular Systems Inc's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 30.90% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was -57.00% per year.


Definition

Cardiovascular Systems 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)
=27.81/0.168
=165.54

Cardiovascular Systems Inc's Share Price of today is $27.81.
Cardiovascular Systems Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.096 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.131 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.077 (Sep. 2016 ) + 0.472 (Dec. 2016 ) = $0.17.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Cardiovascular Systems Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
pfcf 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Cardiovascular Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
pfcf 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00144.11
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