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2.25 +0.16  +7.66% NYSE Oct 23, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Walter Energy Price to Book Value:

0.2658 for Oct. 23, 2014

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Oct. 23, 2014 0.2658
Oct. 22, 2014 0.2469
Oct. 21, 2014 0.2409
Oct. 20, 2014 0.228
Oct. 17, 2014 0.2256
Oct. 16, 2014 0.2409
Oct. 15, 2014 0.2102
Oct. 14, 2014 0.1902
Oct. 13, 2014 0.1819
Oct. 10, 2014 0.1795
Oct. 9, 2014 0.1972
Oct. 8, 2014 0.2209
Oct. 7, 2014 0.2291
Oct. 6, 2014 0.2469
Oct. 3, 2014 0.2433
Oct. 2, 2014 0.2776
Oct. 1, 2014 0.2457
Sept. 30, 2014 0.2764
Sept. 29, 2014 0.261
Sept. 26, 2014 0.2516
Sept. 25, 2014 0.2516
Sept. 24, 2014 0.2646
Sept. 23, 2014 0.3319
Sept. 22, 2014 0.3213
Sept. 19, 2014 0.3567
   
Sept. 18, 2014 0.3472
Sept. 17, 2014 0.4063
Sept. 16, 2014 0.4382
Sept. 15, 2014 0.4547
Sept. 12, 2014 0.4902
Sept. 11, 2014 0.4961
Sept. 10, 2014 0.5114
Sept. 9, 2014 0.541
Sept. 8, 2014 0.5658
Sept. 5, 2014 0.6036
Sept. 4, 2014 0.6284
Sept. 3, 2014 0.6225
Sept. 2, 2014 0.6484
Aug. 29, 2014 0.6602
Aug. 28, 2014 0.6614
Aug. 27, 2014 0.685
Aug. 26, 2014 0.6874
Aug. 25, 2014 0.6662
Aug. 22, 2014 0.6839
Aug. 21, 2014 0.6921
Aug. 20, 2014 0.7063
Aug. 19, 2014 0.7311
Aug. 18, 2014 0.7347
Aug. 15, 2014 0.75
Aug. 14, 2014 0.7665

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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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WLT Price to Book Value Benchmarks

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WLT Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.1795 Oct 10 2014
Maximum 18.97 Mar 24 2010
Average 5.104

WLT Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

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