iRobot - Comparative Multiple Analysis

iRobot (Comparative Multiple Analysis)


Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of iRobot

WikiWealth compares iRobot'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 iRobot's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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

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

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

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