Walter Energy (WLT)

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0.6877 -0.03  -4.47% NYSE Mar 30, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Walter Energy Price to Book Value:

0.1785 for March 30, 2015

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March 30, 2015 0.1785
March 27, 2015 0.184
March 26, 2015 0.1559
March 25, 2015 0.151
March 24, 2015 0.154
March 23, 2015 0.1605
March 20, 2015 0.1457
March 19, 2015 0.1566
March 18, 2015 0.1546
March 17, 2015 0.1561
March 16, 2015 0.1027
March 13, 2015 0.0856
March 12, 2015 0.1176
March 11, 2015 0.1458
March 10, 2015 0.1994
March 9, 2015 0.2173
March 6, 2015 0.224
March 5, 2015 0.2122
March 4, 2015 0.2198
March 3, 2015 0.2255
March 2, 2015 0.2471
Feb. 27, 2015 0.2467
Feb. 26, 2015 0.246
Feb. 25, 2015 0.2556
Feb. 24, 2015 0.2515
Feb. 23, 2015 0.2458
   
Feb. 20, 2015 0.2582
Feb. 19, 2015 0.248
Feb. 18, 2015 0.2582
Feb. 17, 2015 0.2633
Feb. 13, 2015 0.2786
Feb. 12, 2015 0.2659
Feb. 11, 2015 0.271
Feb. 10, 2015 0.2812
Feb. 9, 2015 0.2786
Feb. 6, 2015 0.2607
Feb. 5, 2015 0.2761
Feb. 4, 2015 0.2607
Feb. 3, 2015 0.2633
Feb. 2, 2015 0.2429
Jan. 30, 2015 0.2383
Jan. 29, 2015 0.2224
Jan. 28, 2015 0.2198
Jan. 27, 2015 0.2221
Jan. 26, 2015 0.2208
Jan. 23, 2015 0.2403
Jan. 22, 2015 0.2786
Jan. 21, 2015 0.2658
Jan. 20, 2015 0.2914
Jan. 16, 2015 0.3195
Jan. 15, 2015 0.3042

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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 0.0856 Mar 13 2015
Maximum 17.52 Apr 14 2010
Average 3.837

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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