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

As of today, Cenovus Energy, Inc.'s share price is $29.24. Cenovus Energy, Inc.'s Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.33. Hence, Cenovus Energy, Inc.'s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 89.50.

CVE' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 16.1   Max: 807.75
Current: 89.5

16.1
807.75

During the past 6 years, Cenovus Energy, Inc.'s highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 807.75. The lowest was 16.10. And the median was 80.06.

CVE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
65% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 18.31 vs. CVE: 89.50 )

Cenovus Energy, Inc.'s Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.09. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.33.


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)
=29.24/0.33
=88.61

Cenovus Energy, Inc.'s Share Price of today is $29.24.
Cenovus Energy, Inc.'s Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -0.03 (Mar. 2013 ) + 0.15 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.12 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.09 (Dec. 2013 ) = $0.33.

* 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 0.000.000.000.000.0022.8464.0025.447.3784.44

Cenovus Energy, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
pfcf 63.2725.4481.5975.28114.377.37125.84750.007.0284.44
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