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KKR Graham Number

: $45.92 (As of Mar. 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 (2022-08-08), the stock price of KKR is $52.56. KKR's graham number for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was $45.92. Therefore, KKR's Price to Graham Number ratio for today is 1.14.

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

KKR' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67   Med: 1.02   Max: 5.05
Current: 1.17

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Graham Number ratio of KKR was 5.05. The lowest was 0.67. And the median was 1.02.

KKR's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked worse than
78.27% of 1132 companies
in the Asset Management industry
Industry Median: 0.61 vs KKR: 1.17

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


KKR Graham Number Historical Data

The historical data trend for KKR'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.

KKR Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Graham Number
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 25.09 26.47 38.16 39.91 62.57

KKR Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
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 59.65 66.40 68.83 62.61 45.92

Competitive Comparison

For the Asset Management subindustry, KKR'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.

   

KKR Graham Number Distribution

For the Asset Management industry and Financial Services sector, KKR's Graham Number distribution charts can be found below:

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



KKR Graham Number Calculation

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

KKR's Graham Number for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5* Tangible Book per Share *EPS without NRI)
=sqrt of (22.5*23.802*7.31)
=62.57

KKR's Graham Number for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5*Tangible Book per Share*EPS without NRI (TTM))
=sqrt of (22.5*20.73*4.52)
=45.92

* 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.


KKR  (NYSE:KKR) 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.

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

Price to Graham number=Share Price (Today)/Graham number (Q: Mar. 2022 )
=52.56/45.92
=1.14

* 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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KKR Business Description

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Address
30 Hudson Yards, New York, NY, USA, 10001
KKR is one of the world's largest alternative asset managers, with $459.1 billion in total assets under management, including $349.1 billion in fee-earning AUM, at the end of September 2021. The company has two core segments: asset management (which includes private markets--private equity, credit, infrastructure, energy and real estate--and public markets-- primarily credit and hedge/investment fund platforms) and insurance (following the February 2021 purchase of a 61.5% economic stake in Global Atlantic Financial Group, which is engaged in retirement/annuity and life insurance lines as well as reinsurance). On the asset management side, private markets accounts for 42% of fee-earning AUM and 67% of base management fees, while public markets account for 58% and 33%, respectively.
Executives
Stork Ryan officer: Chief Operating Officer 30 HUDSON YARDS NEW YORK NY 10001
Cohler Matt director 2480 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 200 MENLO PARK CA 94025
Spiegel Evan director C/O SNAP INC. 3000 31ST STREET SANTA MONICA CA 90405
Brown Adriane M director 3150 139TH AVENUE S.E. BELLEVUE WA 98040
Gutierrez Arturo director C/O KKR & CO. INC. 30 HUDSON YARDS NEW YORK NY 10001
Holmes Dane E director C/O GOLDMAN SACHS & CO. LLC 200 WEST STREET NEW YORK NY 10282
Lewin Robert H officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O KKR & CO. INC. 9 WEST 57TH STREET, SUITE 4200 NEW YORK NY 10019
Dillon Mary N director ULTA BEAUTY, INC. 1000 REMINGTON BLVD SUITE 120 BOLINGBROOK IL 60440
Niel Xavier Bruno director 16 RUE DE LA VILLE L'EVEQUE PARIS I0 75008
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