Masco Corporation

United States of America Country flag United States of America
Sector: Building Materials & Fixtures
Ticker: MAS
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Market multiple valuation of Masco Corporation ( MAS | USA)

The most common multiple used in the valuation of stocks is the P/Earnings NTM multiple (Price to Earnings). P/E relates the current share price with the market expectations in terms of Earnings Per Share. This multiple is used to compare a company's market value with its earnings. A company with a high P/Earnings NTM is considered to be overvalued; a company with a low P/Earnings NTM is considered to be undervalued.
The P/Earnings NTM ratio of Masco Corporation is slightly higher than the median of its peer group: around 17.00. The company valuation of Masco Corporation according to these metrics is consistent with the market valuation of its peer group.
The P/Earnings NTM ratio of Masco Corporation is higher than the average of its sector (Building Materials & Fixtures): 15.81. The company valuation of Masco Corporation according to these metrics is above the market valuation of its sector.
The P/Earnings NTM ratio of Masco Corporation is lower than its historical 5-year average: 20.7. The (current) company valuation of Masco Corporation is therefore below its valuation average over the last five years.

P/E Last P/E (e) 2017P/E NTM
Masco CorporationFree trialFree trialFree trial
International PeersFree trialFree trialFree trial
Building Materials & Fixtures13.3917.6315.81
United States of America8.5916.8115.86
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International Peers - Masco Corporation
Company NameCtryMarket
last (mUSD)
Masco CorporationUSA12 132
International Peers Median1.24
Fortune Brands Home & S...USA9 997
American Woodmark Corp.USA1 506
Ply Gem Holdings Inc.USA1 130
Armstrong World Industr...USA2 639
LIXIL Group Corp.JPN7 746
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Masco Corporation
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U.S Patents No. 7,882,001 & 8,082,201
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About Market Multiples

Many methods can be used to value a company. In reality, business valuation is often a combination of these different approaches. One of the most widely used quantitative methods is the market multiples method. The market valuation is utilized generally as a primary market input, to provide an objective starting point for the valuation. Put simply, this method multiplies the sales or profits of a business by an industry averaged multiplier to calculate the Market Value of the business.
Current multiples include:
- Historical multiples based on standardized financials for the last completed fiscal period: Last, Last Twelve Months (LTM);
- Forward multiples based on consensus estimates for the current fiscal period and next ones: Next Twelve Months (NTM), FY0, FY1.
Current multiples based on per-share metrics (such as earnings per share or book value per share) are calculated using the last closing price, while current multiples based on company-level metrics (such as net sales, EBIT or EBITDA) are calculated using the current market cap or EV (Enterprise Value).