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Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
19.17 (As of Today)

As of today, Vishay Precision Group Inc's share price is $17.06. Vishay Precision Group Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.89. Hence, Vishay Precision Group Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 19.17.

VPG' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 7.86   Max: 82.23
Current: 19.1

7.86
82.23

During the past 5 years, Vishay Precision Group Inc's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 82.23. The lowest was 7.86. And the median was 24.31.

VPG's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
81% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VPG: 19.10 )

Vishay Precision Group Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.39. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.89.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Vishay Precision Group Inc was 71.20% per year.


Definition

Vishay Precision Group 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)
=17.06/0.89
=19.17

Vishay Precision Group Inc's Share Price of today is $17.06.
Vishay Precision Group Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.4 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.01 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.09 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.39 (Sep. 2014 ) = $0.89.

* 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.

Vishay Precision Group Inc Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
pfcf 0.000.000.000.000.000.0019.2214.1414.5326.59

Vishay Precision Group Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
pfcf 31.7025.4214.5322.9516.4627.9826.5923.8131.7517.11
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