National Oilwell Varco - Comparative Multiple Analysis

National Oilwell Varco (Comparative Multiple Analysis)


Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of National Oilwell Varco

WikiWealth compares National Oilwell Varco'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 National Oilwell Varco's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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

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

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

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