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Electro Rent Corp (NAS:ELRC)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
0.00 (As of Today)

As of today, Electro Rent Corp's share price is $15.63. Electro Rent Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $-0.07. Hence, Electro Rent Corp's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 0.00.

ELRC' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: 426.4
Current: 0

0
426.4

During the past 13 years, Electro Rent Corp's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 426.40. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 53.39.

ELRC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
62% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 90.48 vs. ELRC: 0.00 )

Electro Rent Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Feb. 2014 was $-0.04. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $-0.07.

During the past 13 years, Electro Rent Corp's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 219.90% per year. The lowest was -34.50% per year. And the median was 4.65% per year.


Definition

Electro Rent 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)
=15.63/-0.07
=

Electro Rent Corp's Share Price of today is $15.63.
Electro Rent Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was 0.21 (May. 2013 ) + -0.12 (Aug. 2013 ) + -0.12 (Nov. 2013 ) + -0.04 (Feb. 2014 ) = $-0.07.

* 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.

Electro Rent Corp Annual Data

May04May05May06May07May08May09May10May11May12May13
pfcf 14.030.0063.460.0094.1334.4624.7143.830.00121.50

Electro Rent Corp Quarterly Data

Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14
pfcf 44.3053.090.0059.0322.7715.71121.5012.78426.400.00
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