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Rackspace Hosting Inc (NYSE:RAX)
Enterprise Value
$6,621 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, Rackspace Hosting Inc's enterprise value is $6,621 Mil. Rackspace Hosting Inc's operating income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $141 Mil. Therefore, Rackspace Hosting Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 47.06.

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Rackspace Hosting Inc's enterprise value is $6,621 Mil. Rackspace Hosting Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $506 Mil. Therefore, Rackspace Hosting Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 13.09.

EV/Revenue ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Revenue. As of today, Rackspace Hosting Inc's enterprise value is $6,621 Mil. Rackspace Hosting Inc's revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $1,730 Mil. Therefore, Rackspace Hosting Inc's EV/Revenue ratio for today is 3.83.


Definition

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

Rackspace Hosting Inc'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
=5522.0256+0+25.172
+Short-Term Debt Without Lease+Minority Interest-Cash and Cash Equivalents
+1.861+0-259.733
=5,289

Rackspace Hosting Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Enterprise Value (Q: Sep. 2014 )
=Market Cap+Preferred Stock+Long-Term Debt
=4630.9876+0+78.214
+Short-Term Debt Without Lease+Minority Interest-Cash and Cash Equivalents
+0.16+0-349.48
=4,360

* 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.

Rackspace Hosting Inc's EV/EBIT for today is

EV/EBIT ratio=Enterprise Value (Today)/Operating Income (TTM)
=6620.942/140.681
=47.06

Rackspace Hosting Inc's current Enterprise Value is $6,621 Mil.
Rackspace Hosting Inc's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 27.157 (Dec. 2013 ) + 39.124 (Mar. 2014 ) + 33.887 (Jun. 2014 ) + 40.513 (Sep. 2014 ) = $141 Mil.

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

Rackspace Hosting Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is:

Rackspace Hosting Inc's current Enterprise Value is $6,621 Mil.
Rackspace Hosting Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 115.245 (Dec. 2013 ) + 127.194 (Mar. 2014 ) + 124.617 (Jun. 2014 ) + 138.82 (Sep. 2014 ) = $506 Mil.

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

Rackspace Hosting Inc's EV/Revenue for today is:

EV/Revenue ratio=Enterprise Value (Today)/Revenue (TTM)
=6620.942/1730.038
=3.83

Rackspace Hosting Inc's current Enterprise Value is $6,621 Mil.
Rackspace Hosting Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 408.103 (Dec. 2013 ) + 421.047 (Mar. 2014 ) + 441.112 (Jun. 2014 ) + 459.776 (Sep. 2014 ) = $1,730 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.

Rackspace Hosting Inc Annual Data

Dec03Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev 00006522,4383,8555,58710,0065,289

Rackspace Hosting Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev 5,8198,87210,0066,7425,0367,1345,2894,3874,5264,360
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