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Ituran Location and Control Ltd (NAS:ITRN)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
15.20 (As of Today)

As of today, Ituran Location and Control Ltd's share price is $23.86. Ituran Location and Control Ltd's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $1.57. Hence, Ituran Location and Control Ltd's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 15.20.

ITRN' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 7.62   Max: 165
Current: 15.2

7.62
165

During the past 13 years, Ituran Location and Control Ltd's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 165.00. The lowest was 7.62. And the median was 15.73.

ITRN's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
87% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 393.33 vs. ITRN: 15.20 )

Ituran Location and Control Ltd's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.32. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $1.57.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Ituran Location and Control Ltd was 26.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 29.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 12.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 15.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, Ituran Location and Control Ltd's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 76.90% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 2.40% per year.


Definition

Ituran Location and Control Ltd'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)
=23.86/1.57
=15.20

Ituran Location and Control Ltd's Share Price of today is $23.86.
Ituran Location and Control Ltd's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.42 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.28 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.55 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.32 (Mar. 2014 ) = $1.57.

* 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.

Ituran Location and Control Ltd Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
pfcf 0.0023.1258.1985.1514.6212.1024.299.6212.5613.96

Ituran Location and Control Ltd Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
pfcf 9.629.967.848.6412.5612.6514.0615.3813.9615.89
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