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TIBCO Software Inc (NAS:TIBX)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
45.17 (As of Today)

As of today, TIBCO Software Inc's share price is \$24.03. TIBCO Software Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was \$0.53. Hence, TIBCO Software Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 45.17.

TIBCO Software Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was \$-0.10. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was \$0.53.

Definition

TIBCO Software 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) = 24.03 / 0.532 = 45.17

TIBCO Software Inc's Share Price of today is \$24.03.
TIBCO Software Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was 0.304 (Nov. 2013 ) + 0.271 (Feb. 2014 ) + 0.059 (May. 2014 ) + -0.102 (Aug. 2014 ) = \$0.53.

* 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.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

TIBCO Software Inc Annual Data

 Nov04 Nov05 Nov06 Nov07 Nov08 Nov09 Nov10 Nov11 Nov12 Nov13 pfcf 37.10 27.90 21.16 18.21 6.29 13.65 23.66 24.46 19.88 21.77

TIBCO Software Inc Quarterly Data

 May12 Aug12 Nov12 Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Feb14 May14 Aug14 pfcf 20.90 24.73 19.88 15.11 18.88 18.94 21.77 21.36 22.64 39.32
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