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Synaptics Inc (NAS:SYNA)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
21.28 (As of Today)

As of today, Synaptics Inc's share price is $64.27. Synaptics Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $3.02. Hence, Synaptics Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 21.28.

SYNA' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 6.37   Max: 346.33
Current: 21.28

6.37
346.33

During the past 13 years, Synaptics Inc's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 346.33. The lowest was 6.37. And the median was 19.16.

SYNA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
86% of the 2264 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SYNA: 21.28 )

Synaptics Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $1.04. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $3.02.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Synaptics Inc was 76.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 4.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -6.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 19.90% per year.

During the past 13 years, Synaptics Inc's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 84.70% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 10.30% per year.


Definition

Synaptics 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)
=64.27/3.02
=21.28

Synaptics Inc's Share Price of today is $64.27.
Synaptics Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 1.38 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.28 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.88 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1.04 (Sep. 2014 ) = $3.02.

* 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.

Synaptics Inc Annual Data

Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14
pfcf 22.2529.3350.7813.8218.859.2911.6510.8024.5635.47

Synaptics Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
pfcf 10.8010.7217.0323.6624.5625.8818.6429.4235.4724.67
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