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Icon Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 29.79 (As of Today)
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As of today (2021-10-22), Icon's share price is $277.365. Icon's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 was $9.31. Hence, Icon's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 29.79.

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

NAS:ICLR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.4   Med: 22.24   Max: 41.42
Current: 29.85

12.4
41.42

During the past 13 years, Icon's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 41.42. The lowest was 12.40. And the median was 22.24.

NAS:ICLR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
82% of the 44 Companies
in the Medical Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 25.58 vs. NAS:ICLR: 29.85 )

Icon's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $2.16. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $9.31.

During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 16.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 18.40% per year.

During the past 13 years, Icon's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 77.90% per year. The lowest was -31.00% per year. And the median was 16.30% per year.


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

The historical data trend for Icon'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.

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Icon Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 19.58 18.18 32.14 25.86 20.10

Icon Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
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 18.10 22.25 20.10 21.38 22.20

Competitive Comparison

For the Diagnostics & Research subindustry, Icon'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.

   

Icon Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Medical Diagnostics & Research industry and Healthcare sector, Icon's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

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



Icon Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Icon'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)
=277.365/9.31
=29.79

Icon's Share Price of today is $277.365.
Icon's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $9.31.

* 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

Icon  (NAS:ICLR) 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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South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin, IRL, 18
Icon is a global late-stage contract research organization that provides drug development and clinical trial services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device firms. While the vast majority of its revenue comes from clinical research, Icon also offers ancillary services such as laboratory and imaging capabilities. The company is headquartered in Ireland.

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