About The Acquirer’s Multiple®
The Acquirer’s Multiple® is the valuation ratio financial acquirers use to find attractive takeover candidates.
It examines several financial statement items that other multiples like the price-to-earnings ratio do not, including debt, preferred stock, and minority interests; and interest, tax, depreciation, amortization and capital expenditures.
The Acquirer’s Multiple® is calculated as follows:
Enterprise Value / Operating Earnings
As the Amazon best-seller Deep Value: Why Activist Investors and Other Contrarians Battle for Control of Losing Corporations describes, companies with a low rank based on The Acquirer’s Multiple® may be undervalued, and good targets for acquisition.
How it works
We rank all US exchange-traded stocks and ADRs (excluding financials and utilities) using The Acquirer’s Multiple®.
We identify the best opportunities in three universes: Large Cap 1000, All Investable, and Small and Micro Cap.
We deliver a list of the 30 stocks in each universe with the best rank using The Acquirer’s Multiple® and relevant financials.
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