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Ultra Petroleum Corp (NAS:UPL)
PB Ratio
(As of Today)

As of today, Ultra Petroleum Corp's share price is $10.87. Ultra Petroleum Corp's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $-37.70. Hence, Ultra Petroleum Corp's P/B Ratio of today is .

During the past 13 years, Ultra Petroleum Corp's highest P/B Ratio was 761.85. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 9.50.

During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 106.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of Ultra Petroleum Corp was 106.50% per year. The lowest was -49.00% per year. And the median was 45.80% per year.


Ultra Petroleum Corp'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.

Ultra Petroleum Corp Annual Data

pb 12.734.7611.676.402.830.000.009.510.000.00

Ultra Petroleum Corp Quarterly Data

pb 9.5110.098.954.550.
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