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EarthLink Holdings Corp (NAS:ELNK)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
13.09 (As of Today)

As of today, EarthLink Holdings Corp's share price is $4.32. EarthLink Holdings Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.33. Hence, EarthLink Holdings Corp's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 13.09.

ELNK' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 2.91   Max: 106.5
Current: 13.1

2.91
106.5

During the past 13 years, EarthLink Holdings Corp's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 106.50. The lowest was 2.91. And the median was 10.18.

ELNK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
91% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.51 vs. ELNK: 13.10 )

EarthLink Holdings Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.36. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.33.

During the past 13 years, EarthLink Holdings Corp's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 60.10% per year. The lowest was -85.40% per year. And the median was -36.40% per year.


Definition

EarthLink Holdings 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)
=4.32/0.33
=13.09

EarthLink Holdings Corp's Share Price of today is $4.32.
EarthLink Holdings Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.07 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.02 (Mar. 2014 ) + -0.08 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.36 (Sep. 2014 ) = $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.

EarthLink Holdings Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
pfcf 11.419.9212.2422.813.354.577.1716.1016.150.08

EarthLink Holdings Corp Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
pfcf 11.267.8416.1567.630.000.000.080.0093.0010.58
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