Family Dollar Stores (FDO)

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Family Dollar Stores Price to Book Value:

5.119 for July 29, 2014

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July 29, 2014 5.119
July 28, 2014 5.205
July 25, 2014 4.169
July 24, 2014 4.202
July 23, 2014 4.149
July 22, 2014 4.124
July 21, 2014 4.175
July 18, 2014 4.219
July 17, 2014 4.144
July 16, 2014 4.222
July 15, 2014 4.215
July 14, 2014 4.275
July 11, 2014 4.271
July 10, 2014 4.406
July 9, 2014 4.415
July 8, 2014 4.424
July 7, 2014 4.449
July 3, 2014 4.515
July 2, 2014 4.521
July 1, 2014 4.463
June 30, 2014 4.545
June 27, 2014 4.593
June 26, 2014 4.673
June 25, 2014 4.651
June 24, 2014 4.708
   
June 23, 2014 4.707
June 20, 2014 4.725
June 19, 2014 4.683
June 18, 2014 4.688
June 17, 2014 4.661
June 16, 2014 4.674
June 13, 2014 4.581
June 12, 2014 4.560
June 11, 2014 4.562
June 10, 2014 4.676
June 9, 2014 4.716
June 6, 2014 4.160
June 5, 2014 4.131
June 4, 2014 4.124
June 3, 2014 4.092
June 2, 2014 4.030
May 30, 2014 4.150
May 29, 2014 4.126
May 28, 2014 4.126
May 27, 2014 4.134
May 23, 2014 4.012
May 22, 2014 4.014
May 21, 2014 3.996
May 20, 2014 3.971
May 19, 2014 4.061

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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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FDO Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Dollar General 3.487
Wal-Mart Stores 3.339
Dollar Tree Stores 8.611

FDO Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 2.501 Sep 29 2009
Maximum 6.623 May 11 2012
Average 4.761

FDO Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

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