Quidel - Comparative Multiple Analysis

Quidel (Comparative Multiple Analysis)

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Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of Quidel

WikiWealth compares Quidel'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 Quidel's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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


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

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

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