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VMware Price to Book Value:

4.838 for Oct. 31, 2014

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Oct. 31, 2014 4.838
Oct. 30, 2014 4.844
Oct. 29, 2014 4.852
Oct. 28, 2014 4.944
Oct. 27, 2014 4.860
Oct. 24, 2014 4.853
Oct. 23, 2014 4.778
Oct. 22, 2014 4.744
Oct. 21, 2014 5.105
Oct. 20, 2014 5.074
Oct. 17, 2014 5.172
Oct. 16, 2014 5.129
Oct. 15, 2014 5.185
Oct. 14, 2014 5.177
Oct. 13, 2014 5.238
Oct. 10, 2014 5.238
Oct. 9, 2014 5.369
Oct. 8, 2014 5.382
Oct. 7, 2014 5.292
Oct. 6, 2014 5.394
Oct. 3, 2014 5.444
Oct. 2, 2014 5.450
Oct. 1, 2014 5.403
Sept. 30, 2014 5.432
Sept. 29, 2014 5.709
   
Sept. 26, 2014 5.712
Sept. 25, 2014 5.626
Sept. 24, 2014 5.789
Sept. 23, 2014 5.800
Sept. 22, 2014 5.834
Sept. 19, 2014 5.712
Sept. 18, 2014 5.845
Sept. 17, 2014 5.734
Sept. 16, 2014 5.772
Sept. 15, 2014 5.712
Sept. 12, 2014 5.810
Sept. 11, 2014 5.867
Sept. 10, 2014 5.908
Sept. 9, 2014 5.794
Sept. 8, 2014 5.739
Sept. 5, 2014 5.788
Sept. 4, 2014 5.840
Sept. 3, 2014 5.945
Sept. 2, 2014 6.005
Aug. 29, 2014 5.981
Aug. 28, 2014 5.941
Aug. 27, 2014 5.916
Aug. 26, 2014 5.934
Aug. 25, 2014 6.115
Aug. 22, 2014 6.203

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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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VMW Price to Book Value Benchmarks

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Microsoft 4.216
EMC 2.547
Oracle 3.603

VMW Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 4.580 Jul 8 2013
Maximum 10.94 Sep 29 2010
Average 7.502

VMW Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

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