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IBM Price to Book Value:

9.416 for Sept. 23, 2016
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Sept. 23, 2016 9.416
Sept. 22, 2016 9.484
Sept. 21, 2016 9.449
Sept. 20, 2016 9.384
Sept. 19, 2016 9.409
Sept. 16, 2016 9.346
Sept. 15, 2016 9.457
Sept. 14, 2016 9.359
Sept. 13, 2016 9.466
Sept. 12, 2016 9.617
Sept. 9, 2016 9.459
Sept. 8, 2016 9.660
Sept. 7, 2016 9.820
Sept. 6, 2016 9.742
Sept. 2, 2016 9.693
Sept. 1, 2016 9.693
Aug. 31, 2016 9.653
Aug. 30, 2016 9.684
Aug. 29, 2016 9.704
Aug. 26, 2016 9.619
Aug. 25, 2016 9.637
Aug. 24, 2016 9.663
Aug. 23, 2016 9.736
Aug. 22, 2016 9.721
Aug. 19, 2016 9.723
   
Aug. 18, 2016 9.803
Aug. 17, 2016 9.747
Aug. 16, 2016 9.763
Aug. 15, 2016 9.835
Aug. 12, 2016 9.839
Aug. 11, 2016 9.935
Aug. 10, 2016 9.847
Aug. 9, 2016 9.828
Aug. 8, 2016 9.845
Aug. 5, 2016 9.933
Aug. 4, 2016 9.815
Aug. 3, 2016 9.761
Aug. 2, 2016 9.756
Aug. 1, 2016 9.809
July 29, 2016 9.758
July 28, 2016 9.804
July 27, 2016 9.832
July 26, 2016 9.850
July 25, 2016 9.882
July 22, 2016 9.846
July 21, 2016 9.748
July 20, 2016 9.803
July 19, 2016 9.695
July 18, 2016 9.712
July 15, 2016 9.707

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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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IBM Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 7.940 Feb 11 2016
Maximum 14.15 Apr 29 2015
Average 10.88

IBM Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

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