Saia - Comparative Multiple Analysis

Saia (Comparative Multiple Analysis)


Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of Saia

WikiWealth compares Saia'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 Saia's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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

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

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

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