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GEN Gen Digital PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Gen Digital stock stands at 25.77 as of May 22, 2024. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $0.97 and the stock price of $25 per share. An increase of 108% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 12.4 of the last four quarters.

GEN PE ratio history

How has GEN's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Gen Digital has been 29.94. The current 25.77 P/E ratio is 14% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, GEN's PE ratio peaked in the Mar 2019 quarter at 459.8, with a price of $22.99 and an EPS of $0.05. The Apr 2020 quarter marked the lowest point at 2.89, with a price of $18.29 and an EPS of $6.32.

Average
29.94
Median
16.49
Minimum
2.89
Maximum
459.8

Gen Digital PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 3,191.34% in 2019

Maximum annual decrease: -99.37% in 2020

Year PE ratio Change
2024 23.09 196.03%
2023 7.8 -58.31%
2022 18.71 -17.9%
2021 22.79 688.58%
2020 2.89 -99.37%
2019 459.8 3,191.34%
2018 13.97 N/A
2017 N/A N/A
2016 4.96 -73.25%
2015 18.54 20.86%

GEN average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of GEN for the past years

GEN's current PE ratio is higher than the 3 and 5-year averages, but it is lower than its 10-year average.

3-year avg
16.09
5-year avg
20.26
10-year avg
29.94
15-year avg
26.57

GEN PE vs peers

What is GEN's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peer ENSG, GEN's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than SEM's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
SEM Select Medical Holdings Corp 16.2 $4.42B
GEN Gen Digital Inc 25.77 $15.65B
ENSG Ensign Group Inc 30.62 $6.78B
BKD Brookdale Senior Living Inc N/A $1.31B

Frequently asked questions

What is Gen Digital's PE ratio?

GEN's price to earnings ratio is 25.77 as of May 22, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Gen Digital (GEN)?

The average PE ratio for GEN stock over the past 3 years is 16.09.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Gen Digital (GEN)?

The average PE ratio for GEN stock over the past 5 years is 20.26.

What is the highest PE ratio for GEN?

Over the last ten years, the Mar 2019 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 459.8.

How does the current PE ratio for GEN compare to its historical average?

GEN's current price to earnings ratio is 14% below its 10-year historical average.

How is GEN's PE ratio calculated (Gen Digital PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (May 22, 2024), Gen Digital's share price is $25. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $0.97. Therefore, Gen Digital's PE ratio for today is 25.77. PE RATIO(25.77) = STOCK PRICE($25) / TTM EPS($0.97)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.