Provident Energy - Comparative Multiple Analysis

Provident Energy (Comparative Multiple Analysis)

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Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of Provident Energy

WikiWealth compares Provident Energy'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 Provident Energy's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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


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

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

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