Qwest Communications - Comparative Multiple Analysis

Qwest Communications (Comparative Multiple Analysis)

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Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of Qwest Communications

WikiWealth compares Qwest Communications'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 Qwest Communications's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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


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

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

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