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Pep Boys - Manny Moe & Jack (NYSE:PBY)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
19.27 (As of Today)

As of today, Pep Boys - Manny Moe & Jack's share price is $18.50. Pep Boys - Manny Moe & Jack's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $0.96. Hence, Pep Boys - Manny Moe & Jack's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 19.27.

PBY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.34   Max: 911.67
Current: 19.27

6.34
911.67

During the past 13 years, Pep Boys - Manny Moe & Jack's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 911.67. The lowest was 6.34. And the median was 22.80.

PBY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 vs. PBY: 19.27 )

Pep Boys - Manny Moe & Jack's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $0.06. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $0.96.

During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 233.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, Pep Boys - Manny Moe & Jack's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 233.70% per year. The lowest was -82.40% per year. And the median was -3.35% per year.


Definition

Pep Boys - Manny Moe & Jack'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)
=18.50/0.96
=19.27

Pep Boys - Manny Moe & Jack's Share Price of today is $18.50.
Pep Boys - Manny Moe & Jack's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was 0.066 (Jan. 2015 ) + 0.398 (Apr. 2015 ) + 0.434 (Jul. 2015 ) + 0.062 (Oct. 2015 ) = $0.96.

* 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.

Pep Boys - Manny Moe & Jack Annual Data

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15
pfcf 0.0015.2058.350.009.9815.730.0017.61118.220.00

Pep Boys - Manny Moe & Jack Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
pfcf 0.000.00118.2296.420.000.000.000.0022.4915.67
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