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Zale Corp (NYSE:ZLC)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
0.00 (As of Today)

As of today, Zale Corp's share price is $21.13. Zale Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $-0.10. Hence, Zale Corp's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 0.00.

ZLC' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: 125.92
Current: 0

0
125.92

During the past 13 years, Zale Corp's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 125.92. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 15.56.

ZLC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked lower than
61% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 41.33 vs. ZLC: 0.00 )

Zale Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $1.60. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $-0.10.

During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -1.00% per year.

During the past 13 years, Zale Corp's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 279.70% per year. The lowest was -60.70% per year. And the median was 21.45% per year.


Definition

Zale Corp'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)
=21.13/-0.1
=

Zale Corp's Share Price of today is $21.13.
Zale Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 0.3 (Apr. 2013 ) + 0.94 (Jul. 2013 ) + -2.94 (Oct. 2013 ) + 1.6 (Jan. 2014 ) = $-0.10.

* 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.

Zale Corp Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
pfcf 12.2320.86197.000.0020.670.002.630.000.0077.33

Zale Corp Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
pfcf 0.000.000.000.005.440.000.0077.330.000.00
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