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Sycamore Networks, Inc. (OTCPK:SCMR)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
0.00 (As of Today)

As of today, Sycamore Networks, Inc.'s share price is $0.57. Sycamore Networks, Inc.'s Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2013 was $-0.50. Hence, Sycamore Networks, Inc.'s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 0.00.

SCMR' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0

SCMR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked lower than
148% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.59 vs. SCMR: 0.00 )

Sycamore Networks, Inc.'s Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jan. 2013 was $-0.31. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2013 was $-0.50.


Definition

Sycamore Networks, 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)
=0.57/-0.5
=

Sycamore Networks, Inc.'s Share Price of today is $0.57.
Sycamore Networks, Inc.'s Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2013 was -0 (Apr. 2012 ) + -0.02 (Jul. 2012 ) + -0.17 (Oct. 2012 ) + -0.31 (Jan. 2013 ) = $-0.50.

* 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.

Sycamore Networks, Inc. Annual Data

Jul03Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12
pfcf 0.000.000.0052.6165.00174.000.000.000.000.00

Sycamore Networks, Inc. Quarterly Data

Oct10Jan11Apr11Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13
pfcf 1,016.330.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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