Main Street Capital (MAIN)

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38.58 +0.07  +0.18% NYSE May 23, 16:59 Delayed 2m USD

Main Street Capital Price to Book Value:

1.642 for May 23, 2018
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Main Street Capital Historical Price to Book Value Data

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May 23, 2018 1.642
May 22, 2018 1.639
May 21, 2018 1.637
May 18, 2018 1.632
May 17, 2018 1.635
May 16, 2018 1.631
May 15, 2018 1.639
May 14, 2018 1.642
May 11, 2018 1.647
May 10, 2018 1.649
May 9, 2018 1.642
May 8, 2018 1.652
May 7, 2018 1.651
May 4, 2018 1.642
May 3, 2018 1.609
May 2, 2018 1.589
May 1, 2018 1.591
April 30, 2018 1.595
April 27, 2018 1.593
April 26, 2018 1.578
April 25, 2018 1.574
April 24, 2018 1.577
April 23, 2018 1.570
April 20, 2018 1.575
April 19, 2018 1.575
April 18, 2018 1.586
   
April 17, 2018 1.587
April 16, 2018 1.575
April 13, 2018 1.563
April 12, 2018 1.564
April 11, 2018 1.565
April 10, 2018 1.569
April 9, 2018 1.567
April 6, 2018 1.575
April 5, 2018 1.592
April 4, 2018 1.574
April 3, 2018 1.565
April 2, 2018 1.553
March 29, 2018 1.571
March 28, 2018 1.569
March 27, 2018 1.577
March 26, 2018 1.580
March 23, 2018 1.560
March 22, 2018 1.587
March 21, 2018 1.570
March 20, 2018 1.570
March 19, 2018 1.573
March 16, 2018 1.572
March 15, 2018 1.566
March 14, 2018 1.578
March 13, 2018 1.593

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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

Benchmarks
TPG Specialty Lending 1.192
Affiliated Managers Group 2.437
Cohen & Steers 6.636

MAIN Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.209 Sep 29 2015
Maximum 1.816 Nov 08 2017
Average 1.566

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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