Blue Nile - Comparative Multiple Analysis

Blue Nile (Comparative Multiple Analysis)


Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of Blue Nile

WikiWealth compares Blue Nile'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 Blue Nile's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

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

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

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

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