Legg Mason (LM)

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51.39 -0.14  -0.27% NYSE Jul 1, 8:00PM Delayed 2m USD

Legg Mason Price to Book Value:

1.270 for July 1, 2015

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July 1, 2015 1.270
June 30, 2015 1.274
June 29, 2015 1.247
June 26, 2015 1.282
June 25, 2015 1.281
June 24, 2015 1.297
June 23, 2015 1.310
June 22, 2015 1.326
June 19, 2015 1.318
June 18, 2015 1.335
June 17, 2015 1.316
June 16, 2015 1.305
June 15, 2015 1.301
June 12, 2015 1.307
June 11, 2015 1.327
June 10, 2015 1.331
June 9, 2015 1.329
June 8, 2015 1.336
June 5, 2015 1.344
June 4, 2015 1.330
June 3, 2015 1.354
June 2, 2015 1.324
June 1, 2015 1.323
May 29, 2015 1.319
May 28, 2015 1.326
May 27, 2015 1.334
   
May 26, 2015 1.325
May 22, 2015 1.329
May 21, 2015 1.330
May 20, 2015 1.333
May 19, 2015 1.342
May 18, 2015 1.355
May 15, 2015 1.359
May 14, 2015 1.358
May 13, 2015 1.342
May 12, 2015 1.336
May 11, 2015 1.346
May 8, 2015 1.351
May 7, 2015 1.334
May 6, 2015 1.351
May 5, 2015 1.364
May 4, 2015 1.372
May 1, 2015 1.364
April 30, 2015 1.309
April 29, 2015 1.333
April 28, 2015 1.350
April 27, 2015 1.338
April 24, 2015 1.357
April 23, 2015 1.355
April 22, 2015 1.354
April 21, 2015 1.337

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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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LM Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Franklin Resources 2.566
T. Rowe Price Group 4.049
Janus Capital Group 2.050

LM Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.5514 May 15 2012
Maximum 1.462 Feb 20 2015
Average 0.9225

LM Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

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