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Snowflake Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %

: -1.37% (As of Apr. 2022)
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Snowflake's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $50,878 Mil. Snowflake's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 was $-698 Mil. Snowflake's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was -1.37%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Snowflake's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % or its related term are showing as below:

SNOW' s Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.06   Med: -0.99   Max: -0.64
Current: -1.41

During the past 4 years, the highest Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) of Snowflake was -0.64%. The lowest was -2.06%. And the median was -0.99%.

SNOW's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked worse than
61.21% of 2743 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: 1.31 vs SNOW: -1.41

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %. Snowflake's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was 0.00%. 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.


Snowflake Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Snowflake's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 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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Snowflake Annual Data
Trend Jan19 Jan20 Jan21 Jan22
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %
- - -0.73 -0.87

Snowflake Quarterly Data
Jan19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -1.01 -1.02 -0.73 -0.87 -1.37

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Application subindustry, Snowflake's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 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.

   

Snowflake Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Snowflake's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Snowflake's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % falls into.



Snowflake Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Calculation

In his book, The Little That Beat the Market, hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt defines Earnings Yield as operating income divided by enterprise value.

Snowflakes Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2022 is calculated as

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt)=EBIT/Enterprise Value
=-715.036/82539.0183
=-0.87 %

Snowflake's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-698 Mil.



Snowflake  (NYSE:SNOW) Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Explanation

Joel Greenblatt defines the earnings yield using the above equation because it more accurately reflects the company's profitability relative to its stock price. Items like interest payment and tax etc. are not directly related to the company's operational profitability.

Enterprise Value instead of market cap (share price) is used in the calculation because it is the real price stock and bond investors together pay for the company.


Be Aware

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % based on Don Yacktman's definition is a better measure of the expected rate of return for a stock.


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Founded in 2012, Snowflake is a data lake, warehousing, and sharing company that came public in 2020. To date, the company has over 3,000 customers including nearly 30% of the Fortune 500 as its customers. Snowflake's data lake stores unstructured and semistructured data that can then be used in analytics to create insights stored in its data warehouse. Snowflake's data sharing capability allows enterprises to easily buy and ingest data almost instantaneously compared with a traditionally months-long process. Overall, the company is known for the fact that all of its data solutions that can be hosted on various public clouds.
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