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Cenovus Energy Inc (NYSE:CVE)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
115.50 (As of Today)

As of today, Cenovus Energy Inc's share price is $30.08. Cenovus Energy Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.27. Hence, Cenovus Energy Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 115.50.

CVE' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 9.58   Max: 807.75
Current: 115.5

9.58
807.75

During the past 6 years, Cenovus Energy Inc's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 807.75. The lowest was 9.58. And the median was 75.87.

CVE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
91% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CVE: 115.50 )

Cenovus Energy Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.51. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.27.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Cenovus Energy Inc was 625.00% per year.


Definition

Cenovus Energy 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)
=30.08/0.27
=111.41

Cenovus Energy Inc's Share Price of today is $30.08.
Cenovus Energy Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 0.12 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.09 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.45 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.51 (Jun. 2014 ) = $0.27.

* 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.

Cenovus Energy Inc Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
pfcf 0.000.000.000.000.0011.8866.5625.447.3784.44

Cenovus Energy Inc Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
pfcf 81.5975.28114.377.37125.84750.007.0284.440.00119.28
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