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Amerco Graham Number

: $628.69 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Graham Number is a figure that measures a stock's fundamental value by taking into account the company's earnings per share and book value per share. The Graham number is the upper bound of the price range that a defensive investor should pay for the stock. According to the theory, any stock price below the Graham number is considered undervalued, and thus worth investing in.

As of today (2022-08-18), the stock price of Amerco is $580.70. Amerco's graham number for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $628.69. Therefore, Amerco's Price to Graham Number ratio for today is 0.92.

The historical rank and industry rank for Amerco's Graham Number or its related term are showing as below:

UHAL' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58   Med: 1.09   Max: 8.26
Current: 0.92

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Graham Number ratio of Amerco was 8.26. The lowest was 0.58. And the median was 1.09.

UHAL's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked better than
65.09% of 656 companies
in the Business Services industry
Industry Median: 1.35 vs UHAL: 0.92

Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation. It is a very conservative way of valuing a stock.


Amerco Graham Number Historical Data

The historical data trend for Amerco's Graham Number 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.

* Premium members only.

Amerco Annual Data
Trend Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22
Graham Number
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 397.33 283.21 330.48 416.45 622.01

Amerco Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Graham Number 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 509.57 573.44 614.63 621.96 628.69

Competitive Comparison

For the Rental & Leasing Services subindustry, Amerco's Graham Number, along with its competitors' market caps and Graham Number 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.

   

Amerco Graham Number Distribution

For the Business Services industry and Industrials sector, Amerco's Graham Number distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Amerco's Graham Number falls into.



Amerco Graham Number Calculation

Graham Number is a concept based on Ben Graham's conservative valuation of companies.

Amerco's Graham Number for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5* Tangible Book per Share *EPS without NRI)
=sqrt of (22.5*300.15*57.29)
=622.01

Amerco's Graham Number for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5*Tangible Book per Share*EPS without NRI (TTM))
=sqrt of (22.5*309.767*56.71)
=628.69

* 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.


Amerco  (NAS:UHAL) Graham Number Explanation

Ben Graham actually did not publish a formula like this. But he wrote in The Intelligent Investor (1948 version) regarding to the criteria for purchases:

Current price should not be more than 15 times average earnings of the past three years.

Current price should not be more than 1.5 times the book value last reported. However, a multiplier of earnings below 15 could justify a correspondingly higher multiplier of assets. As a rule of thumb we suggest that the product of the multiplier times the ratio of price to book value should not exceed 22.5. (This figure corresponds to 15 times earnings and 1.5 times book value. It would admit an issue selling at only 9 times earnings and 2.5 times asset value, etc.)

Unlike valuation methods such as DCF or Discounted Earnings, the Graham number does not take growth into the valuation. Unlike the valuation methods based on book value alone, it takes into account the earnings power. Therefore, the Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation.

In general, the Graham number is a very conservative way of valuing a stock. It cannot be applied to companies with negative book values.

Amerco's Price to Graham number Ratio for today is calculated as

Price to Graham number=Share Price (Today)/Graham number (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=580.70/628.69
=0.92

* 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.


Be Aware

Please keep these in mind:

1. Graham Number does not take growth into account. Therefore it underestimates the values of the companies that have good earnings growth. We feel that if the earnings per share grows more than 10% a year, Graham Number underestimates the value.
2. Graham Number punishes the companies that have temporarily low earnings. Therefore, an average of earnings makes more sense in the calculation of Graham Number.
3. Graham Numbers underestimates companies that are light with book.


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Amerco Business Description

Amerco logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
5555 Kietzke Lane, Suite 100, Reno, NV, USA, 89511
Amerco Inc is an American provider of rental trucks to household movers. The company operates a fleet of trucks, trailers, and towing devices under the U-Haul brand. The service is targeted at do-it-yourself household movers. Amerco offers its products and services through a network of retail moving stores and independent U-Haul dealers. The company also offers self-storage solutions for household and commercial goods, as well as insurance products covering loss on goods in storage, medical, life, and cargo protection. It operates in three segments: Moving and Storage, Property and Casualty Insurance, and Life Insurance.
Executives
Martz Carrie other: Advisory Board Member 21335 N. 74TH WAY SCOTTSDALE AZ 85225
Shoen Edward J director, 10 percent owner, officer: Chairman/President 2727 N CENTRAL AVE PHOENIX AZ 85004
Shoen Mark V 10 percent owner 2727 N CENTRAL AVE PHOENIX AZ 85004
Willow Grove Holdings Lp 10 percent owner 1250 E. MISSOURI AVE PHOENIX AZ 85014
Foster Road Llc 10 percent owner 1250 E. MISSOURI AVE PHOENIX AZ 85014
Bell Maria Lourdes officer: Chief Accounting Officer 2727 N. CENTRAL AVE PHOENIX AZ 85004
Braccia Matthew officer: Pres-Amerco Real Estate Co. 2727 N. CENTRAL AVE. PHOENIX AZ 85004
Hayes Thomas W other: Ind. Gov Committee Member C/O FREMONT GENERAL CORP 2020 SANTA MONICA BLVD #600 SANTA MONICA CA 90404
Vizcarra Carlos officer: Pres-Amerco Real Estate Co 2727 N CENTRAL AVE PHOENIX AZ 85004
Herrera Richard Jay director 21 BRILLIANT SKY DRIVE SANTE FE NM 87508
Hillman Amy J other: Ind. Gov. Committee Member C/O CDK GLOBAL, INC., 1950 HASSELL RD. HOFFMAN ESTATES IL 60169
Shank Roberta Roberts other: Advisory Board Member 20002 NORTH 19TH AVENUE PHOENIX AZ 85027
Grogan James J director 2727 N CENTRAL AVENUE PHOENIX AZ 85004
Schmidt Karl A. director 600 HERITAGE RD. DE PERE WI 54115
Thompson Mary K officer: Chief Accounting Officer 2727 N CENTRAL AVE PHOENIX AZ 85004

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