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

As of today, Electro Rent Corp's share price is \$15.50. Electro Rent Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2016 was \$-0.38. Hence, Electro Rent Corp's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is .

Electro Rent Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Feb. 2016 was \$0.24. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2016 was \$-0.38.

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) = 15.50 / -0.38 =

Electro Rent Corp's Share Price of today is \$15.50.
Electro Rent Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2016 was -0.379 (May. 2015 ) + 0.013 (Aug. 2015 ) + -0.257 (Nov. 2015 ) + 0.243 (Feb. 2016 ) = \$-0.38.

* 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.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Electro Rent Corp Annual Data

 May06 May07 May08 May09 May10 May11 May12 May13 May14 May15 pfcf 0.00 0.00 0.00 35.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 111.18 0.00 0.00

Electro Rent Corp Quarterly Data

 Nov13 Feb14 May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 pfcf 355.33 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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