PRICE TO BOOK VALUE

Price to Book Value




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Company  P/BV  Country Industry
Ingevity2.40USABasic Materials
Fibria Celulose S.A.1.30BrazilBasic Materials
Enersis Americas SA0.90ChileUtilities
Concordia Financial0.70JapanFinancials
ENDESA Americas0.00ChileUtilities
Enagas2.70SpainUtilities
BidCorp Ltd0.00South AfricaIndustrials
El Puerto de Liverpool SAB3.90MexicoConsumer Services
3SBio (P Chip)2.90ChinaHealth Care
Coca-Cola European Partners9.30USAConsumer Goods
Banco Popular Esp0.50SpainFinancials
Vuela Compania De Av4.60MexicoConsumer Services
Alpek SAB2.00MexicoBasic Materials
Grupo Aeromexico2.50MexicoConsumer Services
Kingston Financial G2.30Hong-KongConsumer Services
Domino's Pizza Enter19.80AustraliaConsumer Services

Price/Book-Value ratio, P/BV or P/B, is a financial ratio used to compare the current market price of a company with its book value. The calculation can be done in two ways, but the result should be the same both ways.

In the first way, the market capitalization of the company can be divided by the total book value of the company in its balance sheet. The second way, using values per share, is to divide the current share price of the company's book value per share (ie book value divided by the number of shares outstanding).

The P/BV considered only the recognized accounting value. In this case, the unrealized appreciations, as well as the unrealized losses are not included. Particularly in investment and real estate companies, there is often distorting values. Furthermore, when valuing firms, cash-flows and earnings are the main amounts considered.

However, Price to Book Value gives a reference of how the company is using the resources initially given by investors and how they had managed the company.

Price to Book Value

Book value of a firm is calculated starting with the net assets value of the company and deducting all the liabilities. This way we would obtain the total book value of the company. If we divide this amount with the number of shares, we will obtain de Book Value per share.

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