Imation Corp - Comparative Multiple Analysis

Imation Corp (Comparative Multiple Analysis)


Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of Imation Corp

WikiWealth compares Imation Corp'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 Imation Corp's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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

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

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

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