Spartan Stores - Comparative Multiple Analysis

Spartan Stores (Comparative Multiple Analysis)

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Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of Spartan Stores

WikiWealth compares Spartan Stores'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 Spartan Stores's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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


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

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

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