American Capital (ACAS)

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14.24 +0.24  +1.71% NASDAQ Oct 20, 5:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

American Capital Price to Book Value:

0.7210 for Oct. 20, 2014

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Oct. 20, 2014 0.721
Oct. 17, 2014 0.7088
Oct. 16, 2014 0.7114
Oct. 15, 2014 0.7048
Oct. 14, 2014 0.7007
Oct. 13, 2014 0.6906
Oct. 10, 2014 0.6997
Oct. 9, 2014 0.7154
Oct. 8, 2014 0.7175
Oct. 7, 2014 0.7104
Oct. 6, 2014 0.7164
Oct. 3, 2014 0.718
Oct. 2, 2014 0.7058
Oct. 1, 2014 0.7099
Sept. 30, 2014 0.717
Sept. 29, 2014 0.723
Sept. 26, 2014 0.7306
Sept. 25, 2014 0.7291
Sept. 24, 2014 0.7357
Sept. 23, 2014 0.7357
Sept. 22, 2014 0.7413
Sept. 19, 2014 0.7499
Sept. 18, 2014 0.759
Sept. 17, 2014 0.7635
Sept. 16, 2014 0.764
   
Sept. 15, 2014 0.7686
Sept. 12, 2014 0.7807
Sept. 11, 2014 0.7795
Sept. 10, 2014 0.7721
Sept. 9, 2014 0.7726
Sept. 8, 2014 0.7787
Sept. 5, 2014 0.7802
Sept. 4, 2014 0.783
Sept. 3, 2014 0.7828
Sept. 2, 2014 0.7848
Aug. 29, 2014 0.7843
Aug. 28, 2014 0.7828
Aug. 27, 2014 0.7843
Aug. 26, 2014 0.7873
Aug. 25, 2014 0.7878
Aug. 22, 2014 0.7787
Aug. 21, 2014 0.7818
Aug. 20, 2014 0.7843
Aug. 19, 2014 0.7883
Aug. 18, 2014 0.7853
Aug. 15, 2014 0.7777
Aug. 14, 2014 0.7747
Aug. 13, 2014 0.7681
Aug. 12, 2014 0.7706
Aug. 11, 2014 0.7726

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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ACAS Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
American Capital 0.8579
Apollo Investment 0.9097
Ares Capital 1.013

ACAS Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.2943 Dec 31 2009
Maximum 0.9361 Mar 30 2011
Average 0.6872

ACAS Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("ACAS", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("ACAS", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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