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Splunk Inc (NAS:SPLK)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
85.20 (As of Today)

As of today, Splunk Inc's share price is $47.92. Splunk Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $0.56. Hence, Splunk Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 85.20.

SPLK' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 30.37   Max: 152.05
Current: 85.2

30.37
152.05

During the past 5 years, Splunk Inc's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 152.05. The lowest was 30.37. And the median was 87.55.

SPLK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
71% of the 1820 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 146.80 vs. SPLK: 85.20 )

Splunk Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $0.13. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $0.56.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Splunk Inc was 21.70% per year.


Definition

Splunk 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)
=47.92/0.56
=85.57

Splunk Inc's Share Price of today is $47.92.
Splunk Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 0.04 (Jul. 2013 ) + 0.09 (Oct. 2013 ) + 0.3 (Jan. 2014 ) + 0.13 (Apr. 2014 ) = $0.56.

* 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.

Splunk Inc Annual Data

Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
pfcf 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0053.16126.28

Splunk Inc Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
pfcf 0.0042.4431.9637.3753.1688.70104.19118.32126.2897.45
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