Tobin's Q:

0.9969 for Q4 2016
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Tobin's Q is at a current level of 0.9969, an increase of 0.0101 or 1.02% from last quarter. This is an increase of 0.0197 or 2.02% from last year and is higher than the long term average of 0.7501.

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Dec. 31, 2016 0.9969
Sept. 30, 2016 0.9868
June 30, 2016 0.9725
March 31, 2016 0.9755
Dec. 31, 2015 0.9772
Sept. 30, 2015 0.9468
June 30, 2015 1.053
March 31, 2015 1.088
Dec. 31, 2014 1.094
Sept. 30, 2014 1.072
June 30, 2014 1.097
March 31, 2014 1.072
Dec. 31, 2013 1.058
Sept. 30, 2013 0.9963
June 30, 2013 0.9719
March 31, 2013 0.9963
Dec. 31, 2012 0.9037
Sept. 30, 2012 0.9216
June 30, 2012 0.8937
March 31, 2012 0.9343
Dec. 31, 2011 0.8355
Sept. 30, 2011 0.7785
June 30, 2011 0.9206
March 31, 2011 0.9258
Dec. 31, 2010 0.8901
   
Sept. 30, 2010 0.8275
June 30, 2010 0.7508
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

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Tobin's Q Summary

  • Last Value: 0.9969
  • Latest Period: Dec 2016
  • Updated: May 9, 2017, 16:38 EDT
  • Next Release:
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • Adjustment: Not Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 0.7501
  • Value Previously: 0.9868
  • Change From Previous: 1.02%
  • Value One Year Ago: 0.9772
  • Change From One Year Ago: 2.02%
  • 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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