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RingCentral Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %

: 0.00% (As of Sep. 2021)
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Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation. RingCentral's forward rate of return for was 0.00%.

The historical rank and industry rank for RingCentral's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % or its related term are showing as below:

Unlike the Earnings Yield %, the Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


RingCentral Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for RingCentral's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Application subindustry, RingCentral's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

RingCentral Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, RingCentral's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where RingCentral's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % falls into.



RingCentral Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Calculation

Forward Rate of Return is a concept that Don Yacktman uses in his investment approach. Yacktman explained the forward rate of return concept in detail in his interview with GuruFocus. Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation. He said in the interview (March 2012, when the S&P 500 was at about 1400):

If the business is stable, this calculation is fairly straightforward. For instance, on the S&P 500 we would normalize earnings. We would then calculate what percentage of those earnings are not reinvested in the underlying businesses and are therefore free. Historically, for the S&P 500, this has been just under 50% of earnings. Currently, we expect the S&P to earn about 70 on a normalized basis, a number which is far below reported earnings due to our adjusting for record high profit margins. $70 X ½ / 1400 gives you a normalized free cash flow yield of approximately 2.5%.

The historical real growth rate of the S&P 500 (companies) is about 1.5%. Assuming an inflation rate of 2.5%, the forward rate of return on an investment in the S&P 500 is about 6.5% today (2.5% free cash flow yield plus 1.5% real growth plus 2.5% inflation).

RingCentral's Forward Rate of Return of Sep. 2021 is

Forward Rate of Return=Normalized Free Cash Flow/Price+5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate
=0/217.5+0
=0.00 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


RingCentral  (NYSE:RNG) Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Explanation

Unlike the Earnings Yield, the Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past five years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.

For the growth part of the Forward Rate of Return calculation, GuruFocus uses the 5-year average growth rate of EBITDA per share as the growth rate, and the growth rate is always capped at 20%. For the Free Cash Flow we use per share data averaged over five years. The reason we use five years is to make it comparable to the growth rate.


Be Aware

In the Forward Rate of Return calculation, the growth rate is added directly to today's free cash flow yield. Therefore the calculation is reliable only if the company can grow at the same rate in the future as it did in the past. Investors should pay close attention to this when researching growth stocks. A more accurate measurement for return is Return on Capital.


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RingCentral Business Description

RingCentral logo
Industry
Technology » Software NAICS : 541519 SIC : 7379
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
20 Davis Drive, Belmont, CA, USA, 94002
RingCentral is a unified-communication-as-a-service, or UCaaS, provider. RingCentral's software provides an easy-to-use, integrated communication application that allows for a single user experience across mobile and desktop applications. The software lets businesses communicate and collaborate using voice, video, text, Internet messaging, and conference calls on a single platform. Ninety percent of RingCentral's revenue comes from its RingCentral Office application, which is available in four tiers based on integration needs and the number of employees. The company was founded in 1999 and its headquarters are in Belmont, California.
Executives
Agarwal Vaibhav officer: Chief Accounting Officer 20 DAVIS DRIVE BELMONT CA 94002
Shah Praful officer: Chief Strategy Officer C/O RINGCENTRAL, INC. 1400 FASHION ISLAND BLVD, 7TH FLOOR SAN MATEO CA 94404
Marlow John H officer: SVP, CAO & General Counsel C/O RINGCENTRAL, INC 1400 FASHION ISLAND BLVD, 7TH FLOOR SAN MATEO CA 94404
Elca Fund Iii, Lp other: Controlled by Reporting Person C/O RINGCENTRAL, INC. 1400 FASHION ISLAND BLVD, 7TH FLOOR SAN MATEO CA 94404
Elca Fund Ii, Lp other: Controlled by Reporting Person C/O RINGCENTRAL, INC. 1400 FASHION ISLAND BLVD, 7TH FLOOR SAN MATEO CA 94404
Elca Fund I, Lp other: Controlled by Reporting Person C/O RINGCENTRAL, INC. 1400 FASHION ISLAND BLVD, 7TH FLOOR SAN MATEO CA 94404
Elca, Llc other: Controlled by Reporting Person C/O RINGCENTRAL, INC. 1400 FASHION ISLAND BLVD, 7TH FLOOR SAN MATEO CA 94404
Shmunis Sandra other: Wife of Reporting Person C/O RINGCENTRAL, INC. 1400 FASHION ISLAND BLVD, 7TH FLOOR SAN MATEO CA 94404
Shmunis Vladimir director, officer: CEO & Chairman C/O RINGCENTRAL, INC. 1400 FASHION ISLAND BLVD, 7TH FLOOR SAN MATEO CA 94404
Williams R Neil director C/O INTUIT INC. 2700 COAST AVENUE MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94043
Dhruv Mitesh officer: Chief Financial Officer 34601 CASCADES CIRCLE UNION CITY CA 94587
Sullivan Godfrey director SPLUNK INC. 250 BRANNAN STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94107
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Eswaran Anand officer: President & COO 20 DAVIS DRIVE BELMONT CA 94002
Goldman Kenneth A director C/O YAHOO! INC. 701 FIRST AVENUE SUNNYVALE CA 94089

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