DaVita HealthCare (DVA)

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74.25 +0.32  +0.43% NYSE Sep 16, 5:01PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

DaVita HealthCare PS Ratio (TTM):

1.305 for Sept. 16, 2014

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Sept. 16, 2014 1.305
Sept. 15, 2014 1.299
Sept. 12, 2014 1.301
Sept. 11, 2014 1.306
Sept. 10, 2014 1.304
Sept. 9, 2014 1.305
Sept. 8, 2014 1.308
Sept. 5, 2014 1.306
Sept. 4, 2014 1.302
Sept. 3, 2014 1.310
Sept. 2, 2014 1.310
Aug. 29, 2014 1.312
Aug. 28, 2014 1.308
Aug. 26, 2014 1.308
Aug. 25, 2014 1.298
Aug. 22, 2014 1.294
Aug. 21, 2014 1.297
Aug. 20, 2014 1.295
Aug. 19, 2014 1.297
Aug. 18, 2014 1.290
Aug. 15, 2014 1.267
Aug. 14, 2014 1.284
Aug. 13, 2014 1.272
Aug. 12, 2014 1.266
Aug. 11, 2014 1.261
   
Aug. 8, 2014 1.262
Aug. 7, 2014 1.256
Aug. 6, 2014 1.257
Aug. 5, 2014 1.256
Aug. 4, 2014 1.268
Aug. 1, 2014 1.254
July 31, 2014 1.238
July 30, 2014 1.253
July 29, 2014 1.253
July 28, 2014 1.261
July 25, 2014 1.256
July 24, 2014 1.263
July 23, 2014 1.259
July 22, 2014 1.259
July 21, 2014 1.248
July 18, 2014 1.298
July 17, 2014 1.290
July 16, 2014 1.297
July 15, 2014 1.287
July 14, 2014 1.293
July 11, 2014 1.284
July 10, 2014 1.283
July 9, 2014 1.286
July 8, 2014 1.279
July 7, 2014 1.288

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About Price to Sales Ratio

The price to sales ratio (PS ratio) is calculated by dividing stock price by the revenue per share. It is most useful for comparing companies within a sector or industry because "normal" values for this ratio vary from industry to industry. In general, low price to sales ratios are more appealing because they suggest that a company is undervalued.

An example illustrating why PS ratios should not be compared across industries: On June 21, 2010, Starbucks had a PS ratio of 1.12 while Yahoo! had a PS ratio of 2.56. In other words, Yahoo! shareholders were paying $2.56 for $1 of sales while Starbucks shareholders would only pay $1.12 for $1 of sales. However, at that same moment, the two companies' price to earnings ratios were virtually identical (Starbucks: 28.09 and Yahoo!: 27.78). Hence, shareholders were paying nearly the same amount for $1.00 in earnings. The PS ratios, though, are less comparable since Yahoo!'s profit margins are much higher than that of Starbucks.

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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DVA PS Ratio (TTM) Benchmarks

Companies
Fresenius Medical Care 1.431
Amsurg 1.537
Johnson & Johnson 4.094

DVA PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.9221 Oct 30 2009
Maximum 1.477 Nov 6 2012
Average 1.207

DVA PS Ratio (TTM) Excel Add-In Codes

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

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

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