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Alcon PEG Ratio

: 39.23 (As of Today)
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PE Ratio without NRI / 5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate*

PEG Ratio is defined as the PE Ratio without NRI divided by the growth ratio. The growth rate we use is the 5-Year EBITDA growth rate. As of today, Alcon's PE Ratio without NRI is 74.53. Alcon's 5-Year EBITDA growth rate is 1.90%. Therefore, Alcon's PEG Ratio for today is 39.23.

* The 5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is the 5-year average EBITDA per share growth rate. While the denominator is a percentage, we use the whole number as opposed to the decimal form for the calculation. For example, 5% would be shown as 5 as opposed to 0.05. If it's smaller than or equal to 0, then the PEG Ratio is not calculated.


The historical rank and industry rank for Alcon's PEG Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

ALC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.97   Med: 54.7   Max: 61.92
Current: 39.13


During the past 6 years, Alcon's highest PEG Ratio was 61.92. The lowest was 38.97. And the median was 54.70.


ALC's PEG Ratio is ranked worse than
97.37% of 228 companies
in the Medical Devices & Instruments industry
Industry Median: 1.91 vs ALC: 39.13

Peter Lynch thinks a company with a P/E ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued.


Alcon PEG Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Alcon's PEG 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.

Alcon Annual Data
Trend Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
PEG Ratio
Premium Member Only - - - - 62.01

Alcon Quarterly Data
Dec16 Dec17 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
PEG 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 - - 62.01 - -

Competitive Comparison

For the Medical Instruments & Supplies subindustry, Alcon's PEG Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PEG 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.

   

Alcon PEG Ratio Distribution

For the Medical Devices & Instruments industry and Healthcare sector, Alcon's PEG Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Alcon's PEG Ratio falls into.



Alcon PEG Ratio Calculation

PEG Ratio is defined as the PE Ratio without NRI divided by the growth ratio. The ratio we use is the 5-Year EBITDA growth rate.

Alcon's PEG Ratio for today is calculated as

PEG Ratio=PE Ratio without NRI/5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate*
=74.534632034632/1.90
=39.23

* 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.

* Note: The 5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is the 5-year average EBITDA per share growth rate. While the denominator is a percentage, we use the whole number as opposed to the decimal form for the calculation. For example, 5% would be shown as 5 as opposed to 0.05. If it's smaller than or equal to 0, then the PEG Ratio is not calculated.


Alcon  (NYSE:ALC) PEG Ratio Explanation

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


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Alcon Business Description

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Alcon, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is the global eyecare leader with a diverse portfolio in ophthalmology including contact lenses, eye drops, surgical equipment, and related surgical products. Novartis purchased Alcon from Nestle in 2010 and, following nine years as a Novartis subsidiary, the company was spun-off as a public company in April 2019. The company reports five distinct segments: implantables (16% of revenue), consumables (31%), equipment (9%), contact lenses (27%), and ocular health (17%). The company is geographically diversified, with only about 40% of revenue from the U.S. market, and the firm has a strong presence in the European Union and Japan.

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