PRICE TO CASH-FLOW

Price to Cash-flow




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Company  P/CF  Country Industry
Park Hotels & Resort10.30USAFinancials
Conduent6.10USAIndustrials
China International Capital-2.10ChinaFinancials
Yum China Holdings11.10USAConsumer Services
Versum Materials11.90USABasic Materials
Samsung Biologics-40.10KoreaHealth Care
Quality Care Property2.60USAFinancials
Nishi-Nippon Financi4.00JapanFinancials
Liberty Expedia Holding63.10USAConsumer Services
Lamb Weston Holdings14.20USAConsumer Goods
Kyushu Railway7.70JapanIndustrials
Innogy SE6.40GermanyUtilities
Italgas0.00ItalyUtilities
Arconic6.30USABasic Materials
AGNC Investment4.30USAFinancials
AdvanSix7.70USABasic Materials

Price/cash-flow ratio (P/CF) is a term used in financial analysis. It is a liquidity-oriented equity ratio that reflects the ratio of stock price to cash flow per share. It requires an additional indication of what kind of cash flow (for example, gross cash flow, operating cash flow or free cash flow) is meant. In our case, Cash-flow is calculated by adding depreciations, amortizations and other non-cash items to earnings (net profits) of the year, this is call indirect method.

The P/CF can be used in addition to or in place of price-earnings ratio. The Price to Cash-flow is less susceptible to accounting technical manipulations than price to earnings ratio, because the cash flow is not affected by accounting policy measures such as eliminating of hiding expenses, modifying revenues or depreciations accounting or by alteration of payment periods.

Price to Cash-flow

For companies that determine their profit according to different accounting rules (comparison of companies from different countries), the P/CF can provide a better ratio than P/E.

However, cash-flows are due to investment and ratios suffer considerably stronger fluctuations than those calculated over earnings. It is therefore not appropriate to evaluate the result of a single financial year, but must be considered and averaged over several years.

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