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NovoCure PB Ratio

: 51.37 (As of Today)
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As of today, NovoCure's share price is $68.47. NovoCure's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 was $1.33. Hence, NovoCure's P/B Ratio of today is 51.37.

NAS:NVCR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.32   Max: 52.16
Current: 51.26

3.32
52.16

During the past 6 years, NovoCure's highest P/B Ratio was 52.16. The lowest was 3.32. And the median was 14.47.

NAS:NVCR's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 193 Companies
in the Medical Instruments & Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. NAS:NVCR: 51.26 )

During the past 12 months, NovoCure's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 13.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -25.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -11.20% per year.

During the past 6 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of NovoCure was -2.20% per year. The lowest was -25.80% per year. And the median was -11.80% per year.


NovoCure PB Ratio Historical Data

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

* Premium members only.

NovoCure Annual Data

Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
PB Ratio Premium Member Only 0.00 7.47 4.80 15.92 27.40

NovoCure Quarterly Data

Dec13 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19
PB Ratio 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 18.55 25.83 42.39 27.76 36.14

Competitive Comparison
* 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.


NovoCure PB Ratio Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where NovoCure's PB Ratio falls into.



NovoCure PB Ratio Calculation

NovoCure's P/B ratio for today is calculated as follows:

P/B Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: Mar. 2019)
=68.47/1.333
=51.37

* 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. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book and Price-to-Book Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.


NovoCure  (NAS:NVCR) PB Ratio Explanation

Unlike valuation ratios relative to the earning power such as PE Ratio, PS Ratio or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, 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.


NovoCure PB Ratio Explanation


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