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Oil-Dri Corp of America (NYSE:ODC)
Shiller PE Ratio
26.38 (As of Today)

As of today, Oil-Dri Corp of America's current share price is $40.62. Oil-Dri Corp of America's E10 for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was $1.54. Oil-Dri Corp of America's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 26.38.

ODC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.63   Max: 35.63
Current: 26.45

16.63
35.63

During the past 13 years, Oil-Dri Corp of America's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 35.63. The lowest was 16.63. And the median was 24.02.

ODC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 29.69 vs. ODC: 26.45 )

E10 is a concept invented by Prof. Robert Shiller, who uses E10 for his Shiller P/E calculation. E10 is the average of the inflation adjusted earnings of a company over the past 10 years.

Oil-Dri Corp of America's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $0.440. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $1.54 for the trailing ten years ended in Apr. 2017.


Definition

For the Shiller P/E, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. The result is used for P/E calculation. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, the Shiller P/E is also called PE10.

The Shiller P/E was first used by professor Robert Shiller to measure the valuation of the overall market. The same calculation is applied here to individual companies.

Oil-Dri Corp of America's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=40.62/1.54
=26.38

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Oil-Dri Corp of America's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Jul16 is calculated as:

For example, Oil-Dri Corp of America's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Apr. 2017 (Change)*Current CPI (Apr. 2017)
=0.44/244.524*244.524
=0.440

Current CPI (Apr. 2017) = 244.524.

Oil-Dri Corp of America Quarterly Data

201501201504201507201510201601201604201607201610201701201704
per share eps 0.3900.1900.7100.7500.530-0.1300.7200.2800.5800.440
CPI 233.707236.599238.654237.838236.916239.261240.628241.729242.839244.524
Adj_EPS 0.4080.1960.7270.7710.547-0.1330.7320.2830.5840.440
201207201210201301201304201307201310201401201404201407201410
per share eps -0.0100.6400.3100.4600.6700.4100.6000.1000.0600.300
CPI 229.104231.317230.280232.531233.596233.546233.916237.072238.250237.433
Adj_EPS -0.0110.6770.3290.4840.7010.4290.6270.1030.0620.309
201001201004201007201010201101201104201107201110201201201204
per share eps 0.3100.3500.3400.3500.2500.2600.4000.1500.4500.260
CPI 216.687218.009218.011218.711220.223224.906225.922226.421226.665230.085
Adj_EPS 0.3500.3930.3810.3910.2780.2830.4330.1620.4850.276
200707200710200801200804200807200810200901200904200907200910
per share eps 0.2900.3500.2900.2800.3400.3100.3300.3300.3560.300
CPI 208.299208.936211.080214.823219.964216.573211.143213.240215.351216.177
Adj_EPS 0.3400.4100.3360.3190.3780.3500.3820.3780.4040.339

Add all the adjusted EPS together and divide 10 will get our E10.


Explanation

Compared with the regular P/E ratio, which works poorly for cyclical businesses, the Shiller P/E smoothed out the fluctuations of profit margins during business cycles. Therefore it is more accurate in reflecting the valuation of the company.

If a company has consistent business performance, the Shiller P/E should give similar results to regular P/E.

Compared with the P/S ratio, the Shiller P/E makes the comparison between different industries more meaningful.


Be Aware

The Shiller P/E assumes that over the long term, businesses and profitability revert to their means. If a company’s business model does not work in the future compared with the past, the Shiller P/E and P/S ratio will give false valuations.


Related Terms

P/E Ratio, P/B Ratio, P/S Ratio, Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, E10


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Oil-Dri Corp of America Annual Data

Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15Jul16
ShillerPE 26.7624.3022.5526.7321.5420.4225.5022.3219.3425.44

Oil-Dri Corp of America Quarterly Data

Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17Apr17
ShillerPE 23.6725.3819.3422.1626.0823.5125.4422.7222.0726.50
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