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Resources Connection PE Ratio

: 15.75 (As of Today)
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The PE Ratio, or Price-to-Earnings ratio, or P/E Ratio, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Earnings per Share (Diluted). As of today (2021-12-04), Resources Connection's share price is $17.01. Resources Connection's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2021 was $1.08. Therefore, Resources Connection's PE Ratio for today is 15.75.

During the past 13 years, Resources Connection's highest PE Ratio was 76.58. The lowest was 9.24. And the median was 21.84.

Resources Connection's EPS (Diluted) for the three months ended in Aug. 2021 was $0.39. Its EPS (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2021 was $1.08.

As of today (2021-12-04), Resources Connection's share price is $17.01. Resources Connection's EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2021 was $1.08. Therefore, Resources Connection's PE Ratio without NRI ratio for today is 15.75.

During the past 13 years, Resources Connection's highest PE Ratio without NRI was 76.58. The lowest was 9.24. And the median was 21.84.

Resources Connection's EPS without NRI for the three months ended in Aug. 2021 was $0.39. Its EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2021 was $1.08.

During the past 12 months, Resources Connection's average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 36.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 9.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 4.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 3.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, Resources Connection's highest 3-Year average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 86.10% per year. The lowest was -30.70% per year. And the median was 9.40% per year.

Resources Connection's EPS (Basic) for the three months ended in Aug. 2021 was $0.39. Its EPS (Basic) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2021 was $1.09.

Back to Basics: PE Ratio


Resources Connection PE Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Resources Connection's PE Ratio 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.

* Premium members only.

Resources Connection Annual Data
Trend May12 May13 May14 May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20 May21
PE Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 22.41 27.75 15.66 12.49 18.69

Resources Connection Quarterly Data
Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21
PE 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 15.56 31.87 67.16 18.69 14.63

Competitive Comparison

For the Consulting Services subindustry, Resources Connection's PE Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PE Ratio 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.

   

Resources Connection PE Ratio Distribution

For the Business Services industry and Industrials sector, Resources Connection's PE Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Resources Connection's PE Ratio falls into.



Resources Connection PE Ratio Calculation

The PE Ratio, or Price-to-Earnings ratio, or P/E Ratio, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Earnings per Share (Diluted). It is the most widely used ratio in the valuation of stocks.

Resources Connection's PE Ratio for today is calculated as

PE Ratio=Share Price/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=17.01/1.080
=15.75

Resources Connection's Share Price of today is $17.01.
Resources Connection's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $1.08.


* 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.

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


There are at least three kinds of PE Ratios used by different investors. They are Trailing Twelve Month PE Ratio, Forward PE Ratio, or PE Ratio without NRI. A new PE Ratio based on inflation-adjusted normalized PE Ratio is called Shiller PE Ratio, after Yale professor Robert Shiller.

In the calculation of PE Ratio, the earnings per share used are the earnings per share over the past 12 months. For Forward PE Ratio, the earnings are the expected earnings for the next twelve months. In the case of PE Ratio without NRI, the reported earnings less the non-recurring items are used.

For Shiller PE Ratio, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, Shiller PE Ratio is also called PE10.


Resources Connection  (NAS:RGP) PE Ratio Explanation

The PE Ratio can be viewed as the number of years it takes for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. For example, if a company earns $2 a share per year, and the stock is traded at $30, the PE Ratio is 15. Therefore it takes 15 years for the company to earn back the $30 you paid for its stock, assuming the earnings stays constant over the next 15 years.

In real business, earnings never stay constant. If a company can grow its earnings, it takes fewer years for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. If a company's earnings decline it takes more years. As a shareholder, you want the company to earn back the price you pay as soon as possible. Therefore, lower P/E stocks are more attractive than higher P/E stocks so long as the PE Ratio is positive. Also for stocks with the same PE Ratio, the one with faster growth business is more attractive.

If a company loses money, the PE Ratio becomes meaningless.

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG Ratio. PEG Ratio is defined as the PE Ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a PE Ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a PE Ratio of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a PE Ratio of 10.

Because the PE Ratio measures how long it takes to earn back the price you pay, the PE Ratio can be applied to the stocks across different industries. That is why it is the one of the most important and widely used indicators for the valuation of stocks.

Similar to the PE Ratio without NRI or PS Ratio or Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow , the PE Ratio measures the valuation based on the earning power of the company. This is where it is different from the PB Ratio , which measures the valuation based on the company's balance sheet.


Be Aware

Investors need to be aware that the PE Ratio can be misleading a lot of times, especially when the underlying business is cyclical and unpredictable. As Peter Lynch pointed out, cyclical businesses have higher profit margins at the peaks of the business cycles. Their earnings are high and PE Ratios are artificially low. It is usually a bad idea to buy a cyclical business when the PE Ratio is low. A better ratio to identify the time to buy a cyclical businesses is the PS Ratio.

PE Ratio can also be affected by non-recurring-items such as the sale of part of businesses. This may increase for the current year or quarter dramatically. But it cannot be repeated over and over. Therefore PE Ratio without NRI is a more accurate indication of valuation than PE Ratio.


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Resources Connection Business Description

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Industry
Industrials » Business Services NAICS : 561499 SIC : 7389
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
17101 Armstrong Avenue, Suite 100, Irvine, CA, USA, 92614
Resources Connection Inc provides consulting and business initiative support services primarily through its operative subsidiary, Resources Global Professionals. The company offers transformation and improvement, financial reporting and analysis, strategy development, and program and project management services and support. Its clients operate in the accounting, finance, corporate governance, risk and compliance management, corporate advisory, strategic communications and restructuring, information management, human capital, supply chain management, and legal and regulatory sectors.
Executives
Duchene Kate W director, officer: President & CEO C/O RESOURCES CONNECTION 695 TOWN CENTER DR COSTA MESA CA 92626
Ryu Jennifer Y officer: CFO 17101 ARMSTRONG AVENUE IRVINE CA 92614
Pisano A Robert director C/O RESOURCES CONNECTION 695 TOWN CENTER DR COSTA MESA CA 92626
Von Maltzan Marco director 17101 ARMSTRONG AVE #100 RGP IRVINE CA 92614
Crawford Susan J director 17101 ARMSTRONG AVE IRVINE CA 92614
Shih Anne director 17101 ARMSTRONG AVENUE IRVINE CA 92614
Wargotz Michael H director AXCESS WORLDWIDE 515 MADISON AVE., 15TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10022
Cherbak Anthony director 695 TOWN CENTER DRIVE SUITE 600 COSTA MESA CA 92626
Kistinger Robert F director 17101 ARMSTRONG AVE IRVINE CA 92614
Sykes Jolene director 695 TOWN CENTER DRIVE SUITE 606 COSTA MESA CA 92626
Dimick Neil F director BUILDING 4, TRIDENT PLACE MOSQUITO WAY HATFIELD, HERTFORDSHIRE X0 AL10 9UL
Brackney Timothy L officer: President and COO 12 ANDERSON WAY MENLO PARK CA 94025
Bower John D officer: Chief Accounting Officer C/O RESOURCES CONNECTION 695 TOWN CENTER DR COSTA MESA CA 92626
Murray Donald B director RESOURCES CONNECTION 695 TOWN CTR DR STE 600 COSTA MESA CA 92626
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