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Elevance Health (NYSE:ELV) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 18.18 (As of Today)
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As of today (2024-02-23), Elevance Health's share price is $512.17. Elevance Health's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $28.17. Hence, Elevance Health's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 18.18.

The historical rank and industry rank for Elevance Health's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

ELV' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.57   Med: 13.34   Max: 84.94
Current: 18.19

During the past 13 years, Elevance Health's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 84.94. The lowest was 6.57. And the median was 13.34.

ELV's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked worse than
71.43% of 14 companies
in the Healthcare Plans industry
Industry Median: 16.045 vs ELV: 18.19

Elevance Health's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $-13.99. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $28.17.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Elevance Health was -4.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -9.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 19.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 16.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, Elevance Health's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 50.50% per year. The lowest was -29.70% per year. And the median was 12.35% per year.


Elevance Health Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Elevance Health's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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.

Elevance Health Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 15.77 8.45 15.72 17.19 16.55

Elevance Health Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 17.19 9.97 10.10 12.57 16.55

Competitive Comparison

For the Healthcare Plans subindustry, Elevance Health's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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.


Elevance Health Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Healthcare Plans industry and Healthcare sector, Elevance Health's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Elevance Health's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Elevance Health Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Elevance Health's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=512.17/28.166
=18.18

Elevance Health's Share Price of today is $512.17.
Elevance Health's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $28.17.

* 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:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Elevance Health  (NYSE:ELV) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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Elevance Health (NYSE:ELV) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
220 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 46204
Elevance Health remains one of the leading health insurers in the U.S., providing medical benefits to 48 million medical members as of June 2023. The company offers employer, individual, and government-sponsored coverage plans. Elevance differs from its peers in its unique position as the largest single provider of Blue Cross Blue Shield branded coverage, operating as the licensee for the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association in 14 states. Through acquisitions, such as the Amerigroup deal in 2012 and MMM in 2021, Elevance's reach expands beyond those states through government-sponsored programs such as Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans, too.
Executives
Blair Williams Todt officer: EVP and Chief Legal Officer 8735 HENDERSON ROAD, TAMPA FL 33625
Ronald W Penczek officer: SVP, Chief Accounting Officer 120 MONUMENT CIRCLE, INDIANAPOLIS IN 46204
Mark Kaye officer: EVP & CFO Designate 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER, 250 GREENWICH ST, NEW YORK NY 10007
Dixon Robert L Jr director 120 MONUMENT CIRCLE, INDIANAPOLIS IN 46204
Gloria M Mccarthy officer: EVP, Office of the CEO WELLPOINT, INC, 120 MONUMENT CIRCLE, INDIANAPOLIS IN 46204
Kendrick Charles Morgan Jr officer: EVP & President, Commercial 220 VIRGINIA AVE, INDIANAPOLIS IN 46204
Deanna D Strable-soethout director C/O PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP, 711 HIGH ST., DES MOINES IA 50392
Ramiro G Peru director WELLPOINT, INC, 120 MONUMENT CIRCLE, INDIANAPOLIS IN 46260
Peter D Haytaian officer: EVP & Pres., Govt. Bus. Div. 220 VIRGINIA AVE, INDIANAPOLIS IN 46204
Susan D. Devore director C/O PREMIER, INC., 13034 BALLANTYNE CORPORATE PLACE, CHARLOTTE NC 28277
Ryan M. Schneider director 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE, MCLEAN VA 22102
John E Gallina officer: SVP & Chief Accounting Officer 120 MONUMENT CIRCLE, INDIANAPOLIS IN 46204
Julie A Hill director WELLPOINT, INC, 120 MONUMENT CIRCLE, INDIANAPOLIS IN 46204
Thomas C Zielinski officer: EVP & General Counsel
Jeffrey D. Alter officer: EVP, IngenioRx & Anthem Health 4330 LA JOLLA VILLAGE DRIVE, SUITE 200, SAN DIEGO CA 92122