4 Company Price-to-Free Cash Flow Multiples You Must Know for Trading

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The following four stocks are trading at a low multiple to free cash flow.

  • US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC): This company is trading at a multiple of 2.33 times its free cash flow. It recently traded at $8.23, and its market capitalization is $1.33 billion. About the company: US Airways Group, Inc. is an air carrier that transports passengers, property, and mail. The Company provides regularly scheduled service at airports in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America.  Competitors include: Delta Airlines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL), United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL), AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ:JBLU), Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ:RJET), Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:HA), Pinnacle Airlines Corp. (NASDAQ:PNCL), Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ:ALGT), and Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE:ALK).
  • Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR): This company is trading at a multiple of 3.59 times its free cash flow. It recently traded at $11.97, and its market capitalization is $0.91 billion. About the company:  Aircastle Ltd. is a global company that acquires, leases, and sells high-utility commercial jet aircraft to airlines throughout the world.  Competitors include: AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER), Fly Leasing Ltd. (NYSE:FLY), Willis Lease Finance (NASDAQ:WLFC), AeroCentury Corp. (AMEX:ACY), Air Lease Corp. (NYSE:AL), TAL International Group, Inc. (NYSE:TAL), Textainer Group Holdings (NYSE:TGH), and CAI International Inc. (NYSE:CAP).
  • M + F Worldwide Corp. (NYSE:MFW): This company is trading at a multiple of 2.01 times its free cash flow. It recently traded at $25.03, and its market capitalization is $0.48 billion. About the company:  M&F Worldwide Corp. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, produces licorice extract and other flavoring agent products. M&F provides check and check-related products, direct marketing and contact center services to financial and commercial institutions. The Company also provides testing and assessment systems and services.  Competitors include: Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX), The Standard Register Co. (NYSE:SR), Ennis, Inc. (NYSE:EBF), R.R. Donnelly & Sons Co. (NASDAQ:RRD), Champion Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHMP), Harris Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ:HPOL), Cenveo, Inc. (NYSE:CVO), and Consolidated Graphics (NYSE:CGX).
  • Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (NASDAQ:COCO): This company is trading at a multiple of 2.77 times its free cash flow. It recently traded at $4.16, and its market capitalization is $0.35 billion. About the company:  Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is a private, for-profit post-secondary education company operating in the United States. The Company currently operates colleges in various states. Corinthian offers a variety of degrees and diploma programs in the healthcare, electronics, and business fields.  Competitors include: Apollo Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL), Career Education Corp. (NASDAQ:CECO), Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA), DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV), Education Management Corp. (NASDAQ:EDMC), American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI), National American University (NASDAQ:NAUH), Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE), Bridgepoint Education (NYSE:BPI), and ITT Educational Services (NYSE:ESI).

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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