Tobin's Q:

0.9701 for Q1 2016
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Tobin's Q is at a current level of 0.9701, a decrease of 0.0081 or 0.83% from last quarter. This is a decrease of 0.1227 or 11.23% from last year and is higher than the long term average of 0.7475.

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March 31, 2016 0.9701
Dec. 31, 2015 0.9782
Sept. 30, 2015 0.9471
June 30, 2015 1.057
March 31, 2015 1.093
Dec. 31, 2014 1.100
Sept. 30, 2014 1.077
June 30, 2014 1.102
March 31, 2014 1.076
Dec. 31, 2013 1.061
Sept. 30, 2013 0.998
June 30, 2013 0.9719
March 31, 2013 0.9962
Dec. 31, 2012 0.9031
Sept. 30, 2012 0.9211
June 30, 2012 0.8933
March 31, 2012 0.9339
Dec. 31, 2011 0.8353
Sept. 30, 2011 0.7783
June 30, 2011 0.9203
March 31, 2011 0.9254
Dec. 31, 2010 0.8897
Sept. 30, 2010 0.8272
June 30, 2010 0.7506
March 31, 2010 0.8955
   
Dec. 31, 2009 0.856
Sept. 30, 2009 0.82
June 30, 2009 0.7003
March 31, 2009 0.5666
Dec. 31, 2008 0.6149
Sept. 30, 2008 0.7373
June 30, 2008 0.843
March 31, 2008 0.8127
Dec. 31, 2007 0.8611
Sept. 30, 2007 0.8921
June 30, 2007 0.9144
March 31, 2007 0.9366
Dec. 31, 2006 0.9385
Sept. 30, 2006 0.8792
June 30, 2006 0.8908
March 31, 2006 0.958
Dec. 31, 2005 0.9006
Sept. 30, 2005 0.937
June 30, 2005 0.923
March 31, 2005 0.9377
Dec. 31, 2004 0.9531
Sept. 30, 2004 0.886
June 30, 2004 0.9613
March 31, 2004 0.9821
Dec. 31, 2003 0.9949

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Tobin's Q Summary

  • Last Value: 0.9701
  • Latest Period: Mar 2016
  • Updated: Jun 9, 2016, 16:34 EDT
  • Next Release:
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • Adjustment: Not Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 0.7475
  • Value Previously: 0.9782
  • Change From Previous: -0.83%
  • Value One Year Ago: 1.093
  • Change From One Year Ago: -11.23%
  • First Period: Dec 1949
  • First Value: 0.3505
  • Notes: Tobins Q is the market value of all public companies in the US divided by their replacement cost. Many macroeconomists consider the market overvalued when Tobin's Q is above its long term mean and undervalued when it is below the long-term mean. The ratio is calculated using the Z.1 Flow of Funds Report. It is B.102 Line 35 (Market Value of Equities Outstanding - Net Worth (Market Value) - Balance Sheet of Nonfarm Nonfinancial Corporate Business) divided by Line 32 (Total Net Worth (Market Value) - Balance Sheet of Nonfarm Nonfinancial Corporate Business).
  • Formula: US Market Value of Equities Outstanding - Net Worth (Market Value) - Balance Sheet of Nonfarm Nonfinancial Corporate Business / US Total Net Worth (Market Value) - Balance Sheet of Nonfarm Nonfinancial Corporate Business

I:TQ Excel Add-In Codes

  • Indicator Code: I:TQ
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:TQ","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:TQ")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:TQ",,-4)

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