eResearch Technology - Comparative Multiple Analysis

eResearch Technology (Comparative Multiple Analysis)


Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of eResearch Technology

WikiWealth compares eResearch Technology'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 eResearch Technology's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

1. WikiWealth uses quantitative measures to determine the multiple range for eResearch Technology.
2. Free cash flow to the firm (FCF) multiple is free cash flow to equity holders plus interest owed to eResearch Technology'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 eResearch Technology's Analysis

How does this work? The Comparative Investment Analysis determines the value of eResearch Technology by comparing eResearch Technology 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 eResearch Technology.

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

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