National Semiconductor - Comparative Multiple Analysis

National Semiconductor (Comparative Multiple Analysis)

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Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of National Semiconductor

WikiWealth compares National Semiconductor'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 Semiconductor's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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


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

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

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