Hercules Offshore - Comparative Multiple Analysis

Hercules Offshore (Comparative Multiple Analysis)


Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of Hercules Offshore

WikiWealth compares Hercules Offshore'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 Hercules Offshore's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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

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

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

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