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Educational Development Corp (NAS:EDUC)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
(As of Today)

As of today, Educational Development Corp's share price is $9.38. Educational Development Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2016 was $-5.56. Hence, Educational Development Corp's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is .

During the past 13 years, Educational Development Corp's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 1922.50. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 16.39.

Educational Development Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Aug. 2016 was $-0.34. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2016 was $-5.56.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Educational Development Corp was -998.20% per year.

During the past 13 years, Educational Development Corp's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 52.60% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was -2.00% per year.


Definition

Educational Development Corp'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)
=9.38/-5.56
=

Educational Development Corp's Share Price of today is $9.38.
Educational Development Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2016 was 1.979 (Nov. 2015 ) + -6.621 (Feb. 2016 ) + -0.582 (May. 2016 ) + -0.336 (Aug. 2016 ) = $-5.56.

* 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.

Educational Development Corp Annual Data

Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16
pfcf 12.171,140.006.6558.109.0427.2510.575.540.000.00

Educational Development Corp Quarterly Data

May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16
pfcf 13.510.0042.630.000.009.776.550.000.000.00
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