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Pinterest Graham Number

: $5.58 (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 (2022-08-16), the stock price of Pinterest is $22.99. Pinterest's graham number for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $5.58. Therefore, Pinterest's Price to Graham Number ratio for today is 4.12.

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

PINS' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.25   Med: 5.31   Max: 18.45
Current: 4.12

During the past 5 years, the highest Price to Graham Number ratio of Pinterest was 18.45. The lowest was 3.25. And the median was 5.31.

PINS's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked worse than
86.23% of 276 companies
in the Interactive Media industry
Industry Median: 1.74 vs PINS: 4.12

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


Pinterest Graham Number Historical Data

The historical data trend for Pinterest'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.

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Pinterest Annual Data
Trend Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Graham Number
- - - - 6.85

Pinterest Quarterly Data
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 4.28 6.88 6.85 7.04 5.58

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Content & Information subindustry, Pinterest'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.

   

Pinterest Graham Number Distribution

For the Interactive Media industry and Communication Services sector, Pinterest's Graham Number distribution charts can be found below:

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



Pinterest Graham Number Calculation

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

Pinterest'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*4.533*0.46)
=6.85

Pinterest'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*4.462*0.31)
=5.58

* 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.


Pinterest  (NYSE:PINS) 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.

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

Price to Graham number=Share Price (Today)/Graham number (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=22.99/5.58
=4.12

* 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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Pinterest Business Description

Pinterest logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
505 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, 94107
Pinterest is an online product and idea discovery platform that helps users gather ideas on everything from recipes to cook to destinations to travel to. Founded in 2010, the platform consists of a largely female audience, at roughly two thirds of its more than 365 million monthly active users. The company generates revenue by selling digital ads and is now rolling out more in-platform e-commerce features.
Executives
Acosta Andrea officer: Chief Accounting Officer C/O BIOMARIN PHARMACEUTICAL INC. 770 LINDARO ST SAN RAFAEL CA 94901
Gavini Naveen officer: SVP, Products 505 BRANNAN ST. SAN FRANCISCO CA 94107
Coleman Salaam director 505 BRANNAN ST. SAN FRANCISCO CA 94701
Wishom Andrea M director 651 BRANNAN ST. SAN FRANCISCO CA 94107
Reynolds Fredric G director CBS CORPORATION 51 WEST 52ND STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
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Rajaram Gokul director 301 CONGRESS AVENUE SUITE 700 AUSTIN TX 78701
Jordan Jeffrey D director 2865 SAND HILL ROAD #101 MENLO PARK CA 94025
Silbermann Benjamin director, 10 percent owner, officer: Chairman, President, CEO, Co-F 505 BRANNAN STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94107
Sharp Evan director, officer: Co-Founder & Chief Design & Cr 505 BRANNAN STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94107
Yang Tseli Lily officer: Chief Accounting Officer C/O MEDIVATION, INC. 525 MARKET ST., 36TH FLOOR SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105
Flores Christine officer: General Counsel 505 BRANNAN STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94107
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