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Trinity Industries Inc (NYSE:TRN)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
39.54 (As of Today)

As of today, Trinity Industries Inc's share price is $29.26. Trinity Industries Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $0.74. Hence, Trinity Industries Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 39.54.

TRN' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 4.59   Max: 453.3
Current: 39.54

4.59
453.3

During the past 13 years, Trinity Industries Inc's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 453.30. The lowest was 4.59. And the median was 36.98.

TRN's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked lower than
71% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 20.03 vs. TRN: 39.54 )

Trinity Industries Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-0.07. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $0.74.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Trinity Industries Inc was 289.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, Trinity Industries Inc's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 237.70% per year. The lowest was -46.30% per year. And the median was 16.60% per year.


Definition

Trinity Industries 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)
=29.26/0.74
=39.54

Trinity Industries Inc's Share Price of today is $29.26.
Trinity Industries Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was -0.05 (Sep. 2014 ) + 2.33 (Dec. 2014 ) + -1.47 (Mar. 2015 ) + -0.07 (Jun. 2015 ) = $0.74.

* 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.

Trinity Industries Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
pfcf 9.890.002.941.885.199.219.4849.752.8212.13

Trinity Industries Inc Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
pfcf 453.303.762.302.8230.80230.1170.7912.130.0035.72
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