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  1. Question on Calendarization for Comp Analysis

    Hey guys, When performing comparable company analysis on a company with a FY other than Dec 31, what information do you actually calendarize for the company's financials (Reported Income Statement Section/Balance Sheet Data Section)? Also if you do n ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2017 - 5:53pm -

  2. Best resource for lower-middle market comparable analyses

    I am looking for the best resource for information and multiples on lower-middle market precedent transactions. Specifically, multiples on deals that do not publicize the terms of the deal through a press release. Thanks in advance for the guidance. compa ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 2 2012 - 4:35pm -

  3. Issue Picking Comparable Companies

    Hello all, I am working on a comp analysis for Tiffany and Co using Richemont, Signet Jewelers, Swatch Group, Christian Dior, and Pandora as my comparables. I have run into the issue that three of these companies, being based outside of the us, submit fin ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2015 - 4:59pm -

  4. Comparable Company Analysis

    How's it going, I was assigned to do a comparable company analysis for homework. However, I'm not sure if I did it correctly. The instructions were very vague so I had to do research and do the best(?) I can. This is the first time I attempt doi ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 23 2017 - 6:14pm -

  5. Comp analysis adjustment for acquisition from 8K

    Hey everyone, New to WSO here. I am doing a comparable company analysis and had a little question. I noticed for one of the comps that an 8K came out since the latest 10q and reported a recent acquisition (all cash transaction). Obviously this will affect ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2017 - 3:40pm -

  6. Comparable Analysis Definition

    The most common way to value a company is through the use of comparable analysis. This method attempts to find a group of companies which are comparable to the target company and to work out a valuation based on what they are worth. The idea is to look fo ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Jun 18 2012 - 1:26pm -

  7. Financial metrics in the car-rental industry?

    Fellow monkeys, While operating KPIs are straight-forward (utilization %-age, rental duration, rentals/car, $/rental, daily $/rental), I struggle with identifying what the most common financial metrics are for comparison within the industry. ("financ ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2014 - 6:28am -

  8. Price Multiples- Internet/Tech Companies

    Hello, I have performed a relative/comparable valuation on an Internet/Tech company, however, I am struggling to find appropriate insight as to which price multiples one should specifically use when calculating these multiples. I know the predominantly in ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 20 2014 - 6:56am -

  9. Which Unilever do you use in comps? Personal Care Comps

    This may be a stupid question, but do you use Unilever plc or Unilever NV in a comparables model? Company I am valuing is in personal hygiene in America. I am thinking of just keeping either ULVR or UNA in the public comps universe because they are huge c ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2012 - 2:12pm -

  10. Quick?- Updating Financials for Spreading Comps

    I'm spreading comps for a class. I have 2 quick question regarding interest income. I'm assuming it's better to break out interest income and interest expense on different lines versus having interest expense on one line just net of interes ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2012 - 9:44pm -