LifePoint Hospitals - Comparative Multiple Analysis

LifePoint Hospitals (Comparative Multiple Analysis)


Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of LifePoint Hospitals

WikiWealth compares LifePoint Hospitals'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 LifePoint Hospitals's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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

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

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

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