Main Street Capital (MAIN)

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33.45 +0.17  +0.51% NYSE Jul 29, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD

Main Street Capital Price to Book Value:

1.590 for July 29, 2016
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July 29, 2016 1.590
July 28, 2016 1.583
July 27, 2016 1.582
July 26, 2016 1.573
July 25, 2016 1.578
July 22, 2016 1.576
July 21, 2016 1.571
July 20, 2016 1.576
July 19, 2016 1.581
July 18, 2016 1.587
July 15, 2016 1.571
July 14, 2016 1.567
July 13, 2016 1.563
July 12, 2016 1.561
July 11, 2016 1.553
July 8, 2016 1.551
July 7, 2016 1.555
July 6, 2016 1.556
July 5, 2016 1.556
July 1, 2016 1.563
June 30, 2016 1.562
June 29, 2016 1.561
June 28, 2016 1.541
June 27, 2016 1.516
June 24, 2016 1.558
June 23, 2016 1.563
   
June 22, 2016 1.550
June 21, 2016 1.546
June 20, 2016 1.547
June 17, 2016 1.546
June 16, 2016 1.538
June 15, 2016 1.546
June 14, 2016 1.541
June 13, 2016 1.549
June 10, 2016 1.549
June 9, 2016 1.562
June 8, 2016 1.553
June 7, 2016 1.546
June 6, 2016 1.558
June 3, 2016 1.556
June 2, 2016 1.549
June 1, 2016 1.565
May 31, 2016 1.530
May 27, 2016 1.530
May 26, 2016 1.527
May 25, 2016 1.522
May 24, 2016 1.51
May 23, 2016 1.496
May 20, 2016 1.496
May 19, 2016 1.496
May 18, 2016 1.515

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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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MAIN Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
American Capital 0.7998
Affiliated Managers Group 2.745
Cohen & Steers 8.311

MAIN Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.123 Aug 08 2011
Maximum 1.858 Mar 14 2013
Average 1.526

MAIN Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

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