IPC The Hospitalist - Comparative Multiple Analysis

IPC The Hospitalist (Comparative Multiple Analysis)


Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of IPC The Hospitalist

WikiWealth compares IPC The Hospitalist'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 IPC The Hospitalist's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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

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

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

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