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Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT)
Enterprise Value
$263,240 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, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's enterprise value is $263,240 Mil. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $23,288 Mil. Therefore, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 11.30.

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's enterprise value is $263,240 Mil. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $33,093 Mil. Therefore, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.95.

EV/Revenue ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Revenue. As of today, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's enterprise value is $263,240 Mil. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $484,604 Mil. Therefore, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's EV/Revenue ratio for today is 0.54.


Definition

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

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Enterprise Value for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

Enterprise Value (A: Jan. 2016 )
=Market Cap+Preferred Stock+Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation
=209830.32+0+44030
+Current Portion of Long-Term Debt+Minority Interest-Cash and Cash Equivalents
+6004+3065-8705
=254,224

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as

Enterprise Value (Q: Oct. 2016 )
=Market Cap+Preferred Stock+Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation
=216590.0652+0+42108
+Current Portion of Long-Term Debt+Minority Interest-Cash and Cash Equivalents
+7897+2782-5939
=263,438

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's EV/EBIT for today is

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's current Enterprise Value is $263,240 Mil.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was 6659 (Jan. 2016 ) + 5299 (Apr. 2016 ) + 6187 (Jul. 2016 ) + 5143 (Oct. 2016 ) = $23,288 Mil.

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

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is:

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's current Enterprise Value is $263,240 Mil.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was 9090 (Jan. 2016 ) + 7687 (Apr. 2016 ) + 8704 (Jul. 2016 ) + 7612 (Oct. 2016 ) = $33,093 Mil.

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

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's EV/Revenue for today is:

EV/Revenue ratio=Enterprise Value (Today)/Revenue (TTM)
=263240.328/484604
=0.54

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's current Enterprise Value is $263,240 Mil.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was 129667 (Jan. 2016 ) + 115904 (Apr. 2016 ) + 120854 (Jul. 2016 ) + 118179 (Oct. 2016 ) = $484,604 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Market Cap, Preferred Stock, Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation, Cash and Cash Equivalents, Current Portion of Long-Term Debt


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
ev 230,418242,708222,908237,879242,316261,051283,564295,884319,888254,224

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
ev 290,288299,810319,888297,638277,973232,271254,224254,890268,422263,438
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