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Dell Inc (NAS:DELL)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
6.30 (As of Today)

As of today, Dell Inc's share price is $13.86. Dell Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2013 was $2.20. Hence, Dell Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 6.30.

DELL' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0

DELL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
65% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DELL: 0.00 )

Dell Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jul. 2013 was $0.86. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2013 was $2.20.


Definition

Dell 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)
=13.86/2.2
=6.30

Dell Inc's Share Price of today is $13.86.
Dell Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2013 was 0.7 (Oct. 2012 ) + 0.75 (Jan. 2013 ) + -0.11 (Apr. 2013 ) + 0.86 (Jul. 2013 ) = $2.20.

* 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.

Dell Inc Annual Data

Jan04Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13
pfcf 26.3320.1717.8717.8114.4213.017.177.276.558.38

Dell Inc Quarterly Data

Apr11Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13
pfcf 8.236.636.646.557.128.435.258.388.225.75
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