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GNVR = my Graham Number Valuation Range

You can look up the Graham Number in the Fool's wiki. It's a formula derived from Graham's writings. This is not what I think the current stock price should be but if the price were to fall to these levels I would be stupid not to buy shares. Graham (as per my understanding) was always lookng for companies the Market has mispriced and if the price was below his valuations he was picking up shares.
This is also not to say that the current price is to high. Let the trend be your friend. I'm just conducting an exercise and I happen to be using V at this time.

`Fair Value = Square Root of (EPS * Book Value * 22.5) Some say you should use the Tangible Book Value. I do, along with the Normalized EPS thus giving me a range GNVR. I sometimes mix it up some more.Using current Fool CAPS Stats data:EPS                 =  2.22BV                  = 34.09First Graham Number = 41.08Using Scottrade Data (they're slow with updated numbers so this data is good as of Sep 30, 2012 and I expect an update soon)EPS                =  1.87Normalized EPS     =  6.35Book Value         = 41.30Tang.Book Value    =  6.77Mixing it up to get four different Graham Numbers                     41.69 used EPS & BV                      76.82 used Normalized EPS & BV                      16.88 used EPS & Tang.BV                     31.10 used Normalized EPS & Tang.BV `

If I were a shareholder I would want to understand more why the big difference between the Book Value and Tangible Book value. Most companies I look up have a difference but not usually that big a difference.

Mostly this is just for my benefit, my curiosity, and anyone who may care.
I intend to keep this thread running with updated GNVR's over time to watch the trend. So check back on this thread from time to time for an updated GNVR. Normally I only plug into the formula EPS with BV, then Normalized EPS with Tangible Book Value. That's all I'll use for future updates.

As for now with mixing up all that data I have an extreme range of \$16.88 to \$76.82

Foolish best,
blesto

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