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CarGurus Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 48.29 (As of Today)
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As of today (2020-05-29), CarGurus's share price is $25.98. CarGurus's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2020 was $0.54. Hence, CarGurus's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 48.29.

NAS:CARG' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.61   Med: 107.98   Max: 216.12
Current: 47.69

29.61
216.12

During the past 5 years, CarGurus's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 216.12. The lowest was 29.61. And the median was 107.98.

NAS:CARG's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 249 Companies
in the Interactive Media industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. NAS:CARG: 47.69 )

CarGurus's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2020 was $0.07. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $0.54.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of CarGurus was 45.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 60.20% per year.

During the past 5 years, CarGurus's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 98.30% per year. The lowest was 60.20% per year. And the median was 79.25% per year.


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

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

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CarGurus Annual Data
Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 0.00 0.00 173.29 86.49 71.36

CarGurus Quarterly Data
Dec15 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20
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 107.98 108.44 71.31 71.36 35.20

Competitive Comparison
* 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.


CarGurus Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

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



CarGurus Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

CarGurus'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)
=25.98/0.538
=48.29

CarGurus's Share Price of today is $25.98.
CarGurus's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2020 was 0.11 (Jun. 2019 ) + 0.186 (Sep. 2019 ) + 0.169 (Dec. 2019 ) + 0.073 (Mar. 2020 ) = $0.54.

* 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

CarGurus  (NAS:CARG) 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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