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45.82 +0.31  +0.68% NYSE May 27, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD

Agilent Technologies Price to Book Value:

3.608 for May 27, 2016
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May 27, 2016 3.608
May 26, 2016 3.584
May 25, 2016 3.577
May 24, 2016 3.546
May 23, 2016 3.51
May 20, 2016 3.535
May 19, 2016 3.509
May 18, 2016 3.490
May 17, 2016 3.497
May 16, 2016 3.382
May 13, 2016 3.356
May 12, 2016 3.365
May 11, 2016 3.344
May 10, 2016 3.308
May 9, 2016 3.255
May 6, 2016 3.263
May 5, 2016 3.226
May 4, 2016 3.191
May 3, 2016 3.248
May 2, 2016 3.285
April 29, 2016 3.316
April 28, 2016 3.337
April 27, 2016 3.369
April 26, 2016 3.348
April 25, 2016 3.373
   
April 22, 2016 3.387
April 21, 2016 3.398
April 20, 2016 3.364
April 19, 2016 3.355
April 18, 2016 3.347
April 15, 2016 3.315
April 14, 2016 3.304
April 13, 2016 3.297
April 12, 2016 3.221
April 11, 2016 3.193
April 8, 2016 3.204
April 7, 2016 3.198
April 6, 2016 3.261
April 5, 2016 3.181
April 4, 2016 3.242
April 1, 2016 3.266
March 31, 2016 3.229
March 30, 2016 3.251
March 29, 2016 3.254
March 28, 2016 3.202
March 24, 2016 3.195
March 23, 2016 3.198
March 22, 2016 3.232
March 21, 2016 3.213
March 18, 2016 3.257

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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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A Price to Book Value Benchmarks

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A Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.707 Nov 15 2012
Maximum 3.608 May 27 2016
Average 2.512

A Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("A", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("A", "price_to_book_value", -4)

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