American States Water - Comparative Multiple Analysis

American States Water (Comparative Multiple Analysis)

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Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of American States Water

WikiWealth compares American States Water's revenue, EBITDA, and EBIT multiples to their peers in order to determine the appropriate fair valuation. Click in the top right corner to experiment with American States Water's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

1. WikiWealth uses quantitative measures to determine the multiple range for American States Water.
2. Free cash flow to the firm (FCF) multiple is free cash flow to equity holders plus interest owed to American States Water's debt holders.
3. Multiples incorporate benefits due to economies of scale; WikiWealth compares absolute enterprise value multiples to competitor's multiples.
4. WikiWealth excludes outliers when calculating individual company multiples.

Helpful Information for American States Water's Analysis


How does this work? The Comparative Investment Analysis determines the value of American States Water by comparing American States Water financial ratios, prices, growth rates, margins, etc. to those of relevant peer groups.

Value Investing Importance? This method is widely used by investment professionals to determine the correct price of investments, especially initial public offerings (IPOs). It is one element of WikiWealth's three Wall Street approaches used to determine the correct fair value of American States Water.

See the American States Water cash flow (DCF) analysis for a completely different approach that's popular on Wall Street for determining the value of an investment in American States Water.

Also, see the American States Water's buffett intrinsic valuation analysis for WikiWealth's attempt to replicate the investing formula's used by Warren Buffett and American States Water's valuation conclusion for a quick summary.