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CarMax Inc  (NYSE:KMX) Tangible Book per Share: $17.60 (As of Aug. 2017)

Tangible book value per share is calculated as the total tangible equity divided by . Total tangible equity is calculated as the Total Equity minus Preferred Stock minus Intangible Assets. CarMax Inc's tangible book value per share for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2017 was $17.60.

Since intangibles such as goodwill cannot be sold when the company liquidates, tangible book value per share is considered more accurate in reflecting how much shareholders will receive when the company liquidates.


Historical Data

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

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CarMax Inc Annual Data

Feb08 Feb09 Feb10 Feb11 Feb12 Feb13 Feb14 Feb15 Feb16 Feb17
Tangible Book per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 13.36 14.96 15.11 14.92 16.66

CarMax Inc Quarterly Data

Nov12 Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Feb14 May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17
Tangible Book per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 16.03 16.10 16.66 17.02 17.60

Competitive Comparison
* 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.


Calculation

CarMax Inc's Tangible Book Value Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2017 is calculated as

Tangible Book Value per Share=(Total Equity-Preferred Stock-Intangible Assets)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(3108.58-0-0)/186.55
=16.66

CarMax Inc's Tangible Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2017 is calculated as

Tangible Book Value per Share=(Total Equity-Preferred Stock-Intangible Assets)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(3200.986-0-0)/181.90
=17.60

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

Theoretically it is what the shareholders will receive if the company is liquidated. Total equity is a balance sheet item and equal to total assets less total liabilities of the company. Since intangibles such as goodwill cannot be sold when the company liquidates, tangible book value per share is considered more accurate in reflecting how much shareholders will receive when the company liquidates.


Explanation

Usually a company's book value and Tangible Book per Share may not reflect its true value. The assets may be carried on the balance sheets at the original cost minus depreciation. This may underestimate the true economic values of the assets. It also may over-estimate their true economic value because the assets can become obsolete.

For financial companies such as banks and insurance companies, their assets may be reported in current market value of the assets owned. Book values of financial companies are more accurate indicator of the economic value of the company.


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