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Alcon EV-to-FCF

: 82.16 (As of Today)
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EV-to-FCF is calculated as enterprise value divided by its free cash flow. As of today, Alcon's Enterprise Value is $38,286 Mil. Alcon's Free Cash Flow for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $466 Mil. Therefore, Alcon's EV-to-FCF for today is 82.16.

The historical rank and industry rank for Alcon's EV-to-FCF or its related term are showing as below:

ALC' s EV-to-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 78.05   Med: 148.76   Max: 774.32
Current: 82.56

During the past 6 years, the highest EV-to-FCF of Alcon was 774.32. The lowest was 78.05. And the median was 148.76.

ALC's EV-to-FCF is ranked worse than
98.79% of 330 companies
in the Medical Devices & Instruments industry
Industry Median: 27.96 vs ALC: 82.56

EV-to-FCF is a valuation multiple that allows analysts and investors to compare stocks, preferably in the same sector or industry. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today (2022-08-12), Alcon's stock price is $69.56. Alcon's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $0.924. Therefore, Alcon's PE Ratio for today is 75.28.


Competitive Comparison

For the Medical Instruments & Supplies subindustry, Alcon's EV-to-FCF, along with its competitors' market caps and EV-to-FCF 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.

   

Alcon EV-to-FCF Distribution

For the Medical Devices & Instruments industry and Healthcare sector, Alcon's EV-to-FCF distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Alcon's EV-to-FCF falls into.



Alcon EV-to-FCF Calculation

Alcon's EV-to-FCF for today is calculated as:

EV-to-FCF=Enterprise Value (Today)/Free Cash Flow (TTM)
=38285.735/466
=82.16

Alcon's current Enterprise Value is $38,286 Mil.
Alcon's Free Cash Flow for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $466 Mil.

* 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.


Alcon  (NYSE:ALC) EV-to-FCF Explanation

EV-to-FCF is a valuation multiple that allows analysts and investors to compare stocks, preferably in the same sector or industry. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

Alcon's PE Ratio for today is calculated as:

PE Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=69.56/0.924
=75.28

Alcon's share price for today is $69.56.
Alcon's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $0.924.

* 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.

Enterprise Value is used because it is a more complete measure in reflecting how much an investor pays when buying a company. Free Cash Flow is an important financial metric because it represents the actual amount of cash at a company's disposal. Companies with a low EV-to-FCF ratio, combined with a strong balance sheet are generally considered as undervalued.


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Alcon Business Description

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Alcon, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is the global eyecare leader with a diverse portfolio in ophthalmology including contact lenses, eye drops, surgical equipment, and related surgical products. Novartis purchased Alcon from Nestle in 2010 and, following nine years as a Novartis subsidiary, the company was spun-off as a public company in April 2019. The company reports five distinct segments: implantables (16% of revenue), consumables (31%), equipment (9%), contact lenses (27%), and ocular health (17%). The company is geographically diversified, with only about 40% of revenue from the U.S. market, and the firm has a strong presence in the European Union and Japan.

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