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FMC Technologies Inc (NYSE:FTI)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
27.54 (As of Today)

As of today, FMC Technologies Inc's share price is $57.00. FMC Technologies Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $2.07. Hence, FMC Technologies Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 27.54.

FTI' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 10.54   Max: 499.7
Current: 27.54

10.54
499.7

During the past 13 years, FMC Technologies Inc's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 499.70. The lowest was 10.54. And the median was 36.37.

FTI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
87% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FTI: 27.54 )

FMC Technologies Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.61. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $2.07.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of FMC Technologies Inc was 137.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 80.80% per year.

During the past 13 years, FMC Technologies Inc's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 218.00% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 16.55% per year.


Definition

FMC Technologies 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)
=57.00/2.07
=27.54

FMC Technologies Inc's Share Price of today is $57.00.
FMC Technologies Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 1.23 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.17 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.4 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.61 (Sep. 2014 ) = $2.07.

* 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.

FMC Technologies Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
pfcf 27.290.00243.7719.0936.1114.98127.0177.9673.8425.98

FMC Technologies Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
pfcf 0.00289.3873.84123.6189.8163.7025.9822.6434.2326.19
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