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PB Ratio
12.57 (As of Today)

As of today, VAALCO Energy Inc's share price is $0.88. VAALCO Energy Inc's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $0.07. Hence, VAALCO Energy Inc's P/B Ratio of today is 12.57.

EGY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55   Max: 18.91
Current: 12.57


During the past 13 years, VAALCO Energy Inc's highest P/B Ratio was 18.91. The lowest was 0.55. And the median was 1.92.

EGY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. EGY: 12.57 )

During the past 12 months, VAALCO Energy Inc's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -78.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of VAALCO Energy Inc was 90.80% per year. The lowest was -50.50% per year. And the median was 11.00% per year.


VAALCO Energy Inc's P/B ratio for today is calculated as follows:

P/B Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: Mar. 2017)

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

A closely related ratio is called Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio and Price-to-Book Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.


Unlike valuation ratios relative to the earning power such as P/E ratio, P/S ratio or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, the Price-to-Book Ratio measures the valuation of the stock relative to the underlying asset of the company.

The Price-to-Book Ratio works the best for the businesses that earn most of their profit from their assets, e.g. banks and insurance companies.

Be Aware

Some businesses have very light assets, such as software companies or insurance agencies. The Price-to-Book Ratio does not work well for these companies. Some companies even have negative equity, so the Price-to-Book Ratio cannot be applied to them.

Related Terms

Book Value per Share, Market Cap, Total Equity, Preferred Stock, P/E ratio, P/S ratio, Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

VAALCO Energy Inc Annual Data

pb 1.942.611.692.121.512.361.561.463.590.00

VAALCO Energy Inc Quarterly Data

pb 1.461.000.900.943.592.923.2016.910.0013.14
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