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FirstEnergy Corp (NYSE:FE)
Enterprise Value
$36,073 Mil (As of Today)

Think of enterprise value as the theoretical takeover price. It is more comprehensive than market capitalization (market cap), which only includes common equity. Enterprise Value is calculated as the market cap plus debt and minority interest and preferred shares, minus total cash and cash equivalents.

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBIT. As of today, FirstEnergy Corp's enterprise value is $36,073 Mil. FirstEnergy Corp's operating income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $1,603 Mil. Therefore, FirstEnergy Corp's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 22.50.

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, FirstEnergy Corp's enterprise value is $36,073 Mil. FirstEnergy Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $2,893 Mil. Therefore, FirstEnergy Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 12.47.

EV/Revenue ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Revenue. As of today, FirstEnergy Corp's enterprise value is $36,073 Mil. FirstEnergy Corp's revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $15,368 Mil. Therefore, FirstEnergy Corp's EV/Revenue ratio for today is 2.35.


Definition

Enterprise Value is calculated as the market cap plus debt and minority interest and preferred shares, minus total cash and cash equivalents.

FirstEnergy Corp's Enterprise Value for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Enterprise Value (A: Dec. 2013 )
=Market Cap+Preferred Stock+Long-Term Debt
=13793.2254+0+15831
+Short-Term Debt Without Lease+Minority Interest-Cash and Cash Equivalents
+4819+3-218
=34,228

FirstEnergy Corp's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Enterprise Value (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=Market Cap+Preferred Stock+Long-Term Debt
=14284.9773+0+18415
+Short-Term Debt Without Lease+Minority Interest-Cash and Cash Equivalents
+3339+2-76
=35,965

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

When an investor buy a company, the investor needs to pay not only the common shares, he/she also needs to pay the shareholders of Preferred Stocks. He also assumes the debt of the company, and receives the cash on the company's balance sheet.

If a company has more cash than debt, the investor actually pays less than the Market Cap because he immediately owns the cash once the transaction goes through.

The market value of Preferred Stock needs to be added to the market value of common stocks in the calculation of enterprise value.

For the companies with the same Market Cap, the smaller the Enterprise Value is, the cheaper the company is.

Enterprise Value can be negative when the company's net cash is more than its Market Cap. In this case the investor is basically getting the company for free and get paid for that.

1. EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBIT.

FirstEnergy Corp's EV/EBIT for today is

EV/EBIT ratio=Enterprise Value (Today)/Operating Income (TTM)
=36072.563/1603
=22.50

FirstEnergy Corp's current Enterprise Value is $36,073 Mil.
FirstEnergy Corp's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 512 (Sep. 2013 ) + 401 (Dec. 2013 ) + 398 (Mar. 2014 ) + 292 (Jun. 2014 ) = $1,603 Mil.

2. EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA.

FirstEnergy Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is:

FirstEnergy Corp's current Enterprise Value is $36,073 Mil.
FirstEnergy Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 842 (Sep. 2013 ) + 722 (Dec. 2013 ) + 707 (Mar. 2014 ) + 622 (Jun. 2014 ) = $2,893 Mil.

3. EV/Revenue ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Revenue.

FirstEnergy Corp's EV/Revenue for today is:

EV/Revenue ratio=Enterprise Value (Today)/Revenue (TTM)
=36072.563/15368
=2.35

FirstEnergy Corp's current Enterprise Value is $36,073 Mil.
FirstEnergy Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 4036 (Sep. 2013 ) + 3647 (Dec. 2013 ) + 4189 (Mar. 2014 ) + 3496 (Jun. 2014 ) = $15,368 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Market Cap, Preferred Stock, Long-Term Debt, Cash and Cash Equivalents


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

FirstEnergy Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev 24,10327,02430,66834,16028,23728,20724,99935,68136,44934,228

FirstEnergy Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
ev 37,38339,11937,01436,44937,84636,20435,60934,22835,48635,965
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