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Thor Industries Graham Number

: $58.78 (As of Apr. 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 Thor Industries is $88.36. Thor Industries's graham number for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $58.78. Therefore, Thor Industries's Price to Graham Number ratio for today is 1.50.

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

THO' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62   Med: 1.56   Max: 11.48
Current: 1.5

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Graham Number ratio of Thor Industries was 11.48. The lowest was 0.62. And the median was 1.56.

THO's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked worse than
57.05% of 880 companies
in the Vehicles & Parts industry
Industry Median: 1.21 vs THO: 1.50

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


Thor Industries Graham Number Historical Data

The historical data trend for Thor Industries'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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Thor Industries Annual Data
Trend Jul12 Jul13 Jul14 Jul15 Jul16 Jul17 Jul18 Jul19 Jul20 Jul21
Graham Number
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 47.87 63.93 - - 45.05

Thor Industries Quarterly Data
Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22
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 26.75 45.03 - 25.87 58.78

Competitive Comparison

For the Recreational Vehicles subindustry, Thor Industries'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.

   

Thor Industries Graham Number Distribution

For the Vehicles & Parts industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Thor Industries's Graham Number distribution charts can be found below:

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



Thor Industries Graham Number Calculation

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

Thor Industries's Graham Number for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2021 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5* Tangible Book per Share *EPS without NRI)
=sqrt of (22.5*7.611*11.85)
=45.05

Thor Industries's Graham Number for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5*Tangible Book per Share*EPS without NRI (TTM))
=sqrt of (22.5*7.846*19.57)
=58.78

* 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.


Thor Industries  (NYSE:THO) 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.

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

Price to Graham number=Share Price (Today)/Graham number (Q: Apr. 2022 )
=88.36/58.78
=1.50

* 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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Thor Industries Business Description

Thor Industries logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
601 East Beardsley Avenue, Elkhart, IN, USA, 46514-3305
Thor Industries Inc is an American manufacturer of recreational vehicles through its subsidiaries. The company reports through three segments: North American towable recreational vehicles, North American motorized recreational vehicles, and European recreational vehicles. The North American towable RV business segments operations by brand: Airstream, Heartland, Jayco, Keystone, and KZ. North American motorized RV does the same through the Airstream, Jayco, and Thor Motor Coach brands. Thor's European RV business consists solely of the Erwin Hymer Group, which manufactures both towable and recreational vehicles in Europe. EHG's operations include miscellaneous RV-related products and services. Across all segments, the firm distributes its RVs to independent dealers.
Executives
Gasper Trevor Q. officer: VP, General Counsel and Sec. 601 EAST BEARDSLEY AVE. ELKHART IN 46514
Hennington Christina director 1000 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55403
Hurd Laurel director C/O NEWELL BRANDS INC. 6655 PEACHTREE DUNWOODY ROAD ATLANTA GA 30328
Kelley William J. Jr director USG CORPORATION 550 WEST ADAMS STREET CHICAGO IL 60661
Hjelmaker Josef officer: Chief Innovation Officer C/O THOR INDUSTRIES, INC. 601 E. BEARDSLEY AVE. ELKHART IN 46514-3305
James Troy officer: SVP International Operations C/O THOR INDUSTRIES, INC. 601 EAST BEARDSLEY AVENUE ELKHART IN 46514-3305
Huntington Amelia director C/O THOR INDUSTRIES, INC. 601 EAST BEARDSLEY AVE. ELKHART IN 46514-3305
Klein Christopher J director 520 LAKE COOK ROAD DEERFIELD IL 60015
Ziemer James L director C/O HARLEY DAVIDSON 3700 W. JUNEAU AVE MILWAUKEE WI 53208
Siegel Alan director C/O THE WET SEAL, INC. 26972 BURBANK FOOTHILL RANCH CA 92610
Kosowsky J Allen director C/O THOR INDUSTRIES, INC. 419 WEST PIKE STREET JACKSON CENTER OH 45334-0629
Suwinski Jan director 9450 SEWARD RD C/O OHIO CASUALTY GROUP FAIRFIELD OH 45014
Zuhl Colleen A officer: VP & Chief Financial Officer PO BOX 3300 ELKHART IN 46515
Woelfer W. Todd officer: Sr. VP, Gen Counsel & Sec. PO BOX 3300 ELKHART IN 46515
Graves Andrew E director BRUNSWICK CORPORATION 1 N FIELD COURT LAKE FOREST IL 60045

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