American Capital (ACAS)

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14.23 -0.01  -0.07% NASDAQ Jan 29, 4:59PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

American Capital Price to Book Value:

0.7053 for Jan. 29, 2015

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Jan. 29, 2015 0.7053
Jan. 28, 2015 0.7058
Jan. 27, 2015 0.7177
Jan. 26, 2015 0.7167
Jan. 23, 2015 0.7182
Jan. 22, 2015 0.7216
Jan. 21, 2015 0.7112
Jan. 20, 2015 0.7087
Jan. 16, 2015 0.7107
Jan. 15, 2015 0.6968
Jan. 14, 2015 0.7048
Jan. 13, 2015 0.7187
Jan. 12, 2015 0.7256
Jan. 9, 2015 0.7415
Jan. 8, 2015 0.7407
Jan. 7, 2015 0.7276
Jan. 6, 2015 0.7102
Jan. 5, 2015 0.7271
Jan. 2, 2015 0.7256
Dec. 31, 2014 0.7241
Dec. 30, 2014 0.7335
Dec. 29, 2014 0.732
Dec. 26, 2014 0.7296
Dec. 24, 2014 0.741
Dec. 23, 2014 0.735
Dec. 22, 2014 0.7266
   
Dec. 19, 2014 0.7286
Dec. 18, 2014 0.7281
Dec. 17, 2014 0.6973
Dec. 16, 2014 0.6924
Dec. 15, 2014 0.6993
Dec. 12, 2014 0.7078
Dec. 11, 2014 0.7177
Dec. 10, 2014 0.7256
Dec. 9, 2014 0.737
Dec. 8, 2014 0.7415
Dec. 5, 2014 0.7484
Dec. 4, 2014 0.7459
Dec. 3, 2014 0.7439
Dec. 2, 2014 0.7405
Dec. 1, 2014 0.7385
Nov. 28, 2014 0.7429
Nov. 26, 2014 0.7405
Nov. 25, 2014 0.7484
Nov. 24, 2014 0.74
Nov. 21, 2014 0.7375
Nov. 20, 2014 0.741
Nov. 19, 2014 0.737
Nov. 18, 2014 0.737
Nov. 17, 2014 0.7432
Nov. 14, 2014 0.7489

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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 0.8069
Alcentra Capital
Ares Capital 0.9807

ACAS Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.3875 Feb 8 2010
Maximum 0.9361 Mar 30 2011
Average 0.7059

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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