Staples (SPLS)

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9.29 +0.06  +0.65% NASDAQ Jul 29, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD

Staples Price to Book Value:

1.095 for July 29, 2016
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July 29, 2016 1.095
July 28, 2016 1.088
July 27, 2016 1.091
July 26, 2016 1.085
July 25, 2016 1.074
July 22, 2016 1.070
July 21, 2016 1.061
July 20, 2016 1.070
July 19, 2016 1.066
July 18, 2016 1.070
July 15, 2016 1.061
July 14, 2016 1.075
July 13, 2016 1.068
July 12, 2016 1.079
July 11, 2016 1.052
July 8, 2016 1.044
July 7, 2016 1.010
July 6, 2016 1.026
July 5, 2016 1.008
July 1, 2016 1.042
June 30, 2016 1.016
June 29, 2016 1.010
June 28, 2016 0.9964
June 27, 2016 0.9516
June 24, 2016 1.027
   
June 23, 2016 1.055
June 22, 2016 1.025
June 21, 2016 1.045
June 20, 2016 1.056
June 17, 2016 1.034
June 16, 2016 1.026
June 15, 2016 1.027
June 14, 2016 1.008
June 13, 2016 1.018
June 10, 2016 1.027
June 9, 2016 1.032
June 8, 2016 1.049
June 7, 2016 1.046
June 6, 2016 1.058
June 3, 2016 1.044
June 2, 2016 1.041
June 1, 2016 1.033
May 31, 2016 1.038
May 27, 2016 1.027
May 26, 2016 1.013
May 25, 2016 1.009
May 24, 2016 0.9999
May 23, 2016 0.9763
May 20, 2016 0.9551
May 19, 2016 0.9457

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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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SPLS Price to Book Value Benchmarks

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Amazon.com 24.26
Sothebys 3.065

SPLS Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.9457 May 19 2016
Maximum 2.295 Feb 03 2015
Average 1.457

SPLS Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

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