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Kellogg Co (NYSE:K)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
18.47 (As of Today)

As of today, Kellogg Co's share price is $70.00. Kellogg Co's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $3.79. Hence, Kellogg Co's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 18.47.

K' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.57   Max: 42.36
Current: 18.48

14.57
42.36

During the past 13 years, Kellogg Co's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 42.36. The lowest was 14.57. And the median was 20.48.

K's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
56% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.98 vs. K: 18.48 )

Kellogg Co's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $0.23. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $3.79.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Kellogg Co was 36.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -0.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 1.60% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 4.20% per year.

During the past 13 years, Kellogg Co's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 114.20% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 2.90% per year.


Definition

Kellogg Co'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)
=70.00/3.789
=18.47

Kellogg Co's Share Price of today is $70.00.
Kellogg Co's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 1.52 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.695 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1.345 (Dec. 2016 ) + 0.229 (Mar. 2017 ) = $3.79.

* 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:

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


Related Terms

Free Cash Flow, Free Cash Flow per Share, P/S Ratio, P/B Ratio, P/E Ratio


Historical Data

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

Kellogg Co Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
pfcf 20.3520.9116.1536.9318.4016.3819.0419.4422.5923.27

Kellogg Co Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
pfcf 19.4422.5220.2724.4522.5927.6123.9022.8523.2719.16
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