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Quality Systems Inc (NAS:QSII)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
58.04 (As of Today)

As of today, Quality Systems Inc's share price is $11.55. Quality Systems Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.20. Hence, Quality Systems Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 58.04.

QSII' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.57   Max: 76.63
Current: 58.04

9.57
76.63

During the past 13 years, Quality Systems Inc's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 76.63. The lowest was 9.57. And the median was 37.80.

QSII's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.61 vs. QSII: 58.04 )

Quality Systems Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.10. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $0.20.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Quality Systems Inc was -80.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -25.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -16.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 1.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, Quality Systems Inc's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 57.90% per year. The lowest was -25.60% per year. And the median was 17.90% per year.


Definition

Quality Systems 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)
=11.55/0.199
=58.04

Quality Systems Inc's Share Price of today is $11.55.
Quality Systems Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was -0.053 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.073 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.075 (Dec. 2015 ) + 0.104 (Mar. 2016 ) = $0.20.

* 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.

Quality Systems Inc Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
pfcf 51.4124.8635.0947.1945.9447.1237.9013.4415.7676.58

Quality Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
pfcf 22.3113.4414.589.9312.7715.7622.3924.5241.4476.58
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