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MercadoLibre (NAS:MELI) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 36.87 (As of Today)
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As of today (2023-02-09), MercadoLibre's share price is $1166.90. MercadoLibre's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 was $31.65. Hence, MercadoLibre's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 36.87.

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

MELI' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.91   Med: 61.77   Max: 544.55
Current: 36.81

During the past 13 years, MercadoLibre's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 544.55. The lowest was 23.91. And the median was 61.77.

MELI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked worse than
81.07% of 597 companies
in the Retail - Cyclical industry
Industry Median: 14.16 vs MELI: 36.81

MercadoLibre's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2022 was $12.04. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $31.65.

During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 33.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 34.10% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 22.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, MercadoLibre's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 121.80% per year. The lowest was -19.50% per year. And the median was 34.90% per year.


MercadoLibre Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for MercadoLibre'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.

MercadoLibre Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 71.58 97.94 88.63 89.08 188.88

MercadoLibre Quarterly Data
Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
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 - 188.88 157.99 29.61 26.15

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Retail subindustry, MercadoLibre'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.

   

MercadoLibre Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Retail - Cyclical industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, MercadoLibre's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where MercadoLibre's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



MercadoLibre Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

MercadoLibre'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)
=1166.90/31.653
=36.87

MercadoLibre's Share Price of today is $1166.90.
MercadoLibre's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $31.65.

* 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

MercadoLibre  (NAS:MELI) 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.


MercadoLibre Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Related Terms

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MercadoLibre (NAS:MELI) Business Description

MercadoLibre logo
Address
WTC Free Zone, Dr. Luis Bonavita 1294, Of. 1733, Tower II, Montevideo, URY, 11300
MercadoLibre runs the largest e-commerce marketplace in Latin America, connecting a network of more than 140 million active users and 1 million active sellers as of the end of 2021 across an 18-country footprint. The company also operates a host of complementary businesses, with shipping solutions (Mercado Envios), a payment and financing operation (Mercado Pago), advertisements (Mercado Clics), classifieds, and a turnkey e-commerce solution (Mercado Shops) rounding out its arsenal. MercadoLibre generates revenue from final value fees, advertising royalties, payment processing, insertion fees, subscription fees, and interest income from consumer and small-business lending.
Executives
Petroni Merhy Andrea Mayumi director HOUSE B, 32 STANLEY VILLAGE ROAD, STANLEY K3 000000
De La Serna Juan Martin officer: Executive VP Corporate Affairs AV. PTE. PERON 2375, LOTE MN04, PILAR, BUENOS AIRES C1 1629
Richard A Sanders director 80 PALL MALL, LONDON X0 SW1Y 5ES
Ariel Szarfsztejn officer: Executive VP - Commerce POSTA 4789, 6TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430CRG
Henrique Vasoncelos Dubugras director 1000 LAUREL WAY, BEVERLY HILLS CA 90210
Meyer Malka director C/O MERCADOLIBRE, INC., ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1C1430CRG
Roberto Balls Sallouti director ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1 C1430CRG
Emiliano Calemzuk director C/O MERCADOLIBRE, INC., TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Alejandro Nicolas Aguzin director ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Ebay Inc 10 percent owner 2025 HAMILTON AVENUE, SAN JOSE CA 95125
Javier Olivan director 62 RIDGE VIEW DRIVE, ATHERTON X1 94027
Susan Segal director
Pedro Arnt officer: Executive VP and CFO ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430CRG
Daniel Rabinovich officer: VP-Chief Technology Officer ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430CRG
Marcelo Melamud officer: V. P. Chief Accounting Officer TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR, BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN

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