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Entering numbers in any of these text boxes is optional, but allow you to restrict your search to companies that have a minimum (greater than) or maximum (less than) value. If you enter numbers in both fields, your search will isolate those companies within the range you've specified. To isolate companies with a statistic greater than a certain value, enter the value in the minimum text box. To isolate companies with a statistic less than a certain value, enter the value in the maximum text box.
Price/Earnings per Share: The price-to-earnings ratio is a common stock analysis statistic in which the current price of a stock is divided by the current earnings per share of the issuing firm. It represents the number of times a company's annual per share earnings must be multiplied in order to match its stock market price. As a general rule, a relatively high price-to-earnings ratio is an indication that investors feel the firm's earnings are likely to grow. But, the higher the price-to-earnings ratio is, the more expensive the stock. Price-to-earnings ratios vary significantly among companies, among industries and over time. Earnings per share figures on the site are calculated based on net income for the trailing 12-month period, meaning that net income figures are based on the company's last four available quarterly financial reports.
Price/Book Value per Share: The price-to-book value ratio measures the price of company's common shares relative to its shareholders' equity. Formula: Price divided by book value per share, which is calculated by dividing common shareholders' equity by the number of common shares outstanding at the end of the most recent fiscal period. A much-used basis for evaluating a company's net worth and any changes in it from year to year.
A price-to-book value multiple above one means that the price of the company's common shares is higher than its break-up value, or common shareholders' equity. A price-to-book value multiple below one means that the price of the company's common shares are less than its break-up value, and the shares may be undervalued in relation to its break-up value. To find potentially undervalued companies, enter one in the maximum price-to-book value ratio text box.
Dividend Yield: Dividends and distributions are distributed out of a company's profits or retained earnings to its common shareholders in proportion to the number of shares they hold. Unlike interest on debt, dividends must be voted on by the company's directors before each payment. Formula: indicated dividend rate divided by current market price.