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Yahoo! Price to Book Value:

1.265 for May 31, 2016
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May 31, 2016 1.265
May 27, 2016 1.260
May 26, 2016 1.225
May 25, 2016 1.186
May 24, 2016 1.251
May 23, 2016 1.222
May 20, 2016 1.216
May 19, 2016 1.234
May 18, 2016 1.241
May 17, 2016 1.242
May 16, 2016 1.249
May 13, 2016 1.216
May 12, 2016 1.234
May 11, 2016 1.245
May 10, 2016 1.248
May 9, 2016 1.239
May 6, 2016 1.241
May 5, 2016 1.231
May 4, 2016 1.200
May 3, 2016 1.200
May 2, 2016 1.217
April 29, 2016 1.220
April 28, 2016 1.219
April 27, 2016 1.231
April 26, 2016 1.236
April 25, 2016 1.240
   
April 22, 2016 1.249
April 21, 2016 1.254
April 20, 2016 1.260
April 19, 2016 1.210
April 18, 2016 1.216
April 15, 2016 1.216
April 14, 2016 1.238
April 13, 2016 1.242
April 12, 2016 1.221
April 11, 2016 1.215
April 8, 2016 1.201
April 7, 2016 1.205
April 6, 2016 1.221
April 5, 2016 1.212
April 4, 2016 1.233
April 1, 2016 1.215
March 31, 2016 1.226
March 30, 2016 1.192
March 29, 2016 1.184
March 28, 2016 1.148
March 24, 2016 1.136
March 23, 2016 1.134
March 22, 2016 1.154
March 21, 2016 1.156
March 18, 2016 1.146

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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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YHOO Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Twitter 2.367
Facebook 7.242
Alphabet 4.154

YHOO Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.7748 Sep 28 2015
Maximum 3.360 Sep 12 2014
Average 1.692

YHOO Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

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