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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
EV/EBIT
7.90 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBIT. As of today, Barnes & Noble Inc's enterprise value is $630 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's operating income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $-104 Mil. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 7.90.

BKS' s 10-Year EV/EBIT Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 22.6
Current: 7.9

4.3
22.6

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Barnes & Noble Inc was 22.60. The lowest was 4.30. And the median was 9.70.

BKS's EV/EBITis ranked higher than
82% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. BKS: 7.90 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Barnes & Noble Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 was $434 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $-104 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 was 0.00%.


Definition

Barnes & Noble Inc's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Operating Income (TTM)
=629.910/-103.548
=

Barnes & Noble Inc's current Enterprise Value is $630 Mil.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was -180.305 (Apr. 2013 ) + -63.944 (Jul. 2013 ) + 21.985 (Oct. 2013 ) + 118.716 (Jan. 2014 ) = $-104 Mil.

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


Explanation

This is a more accurate valuation of companies' operation because it consider the debt and cash on its balance sheet, and non-operating items such as interest payment, tax, and one-time items are not included in the Operating Income.

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt).

Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Jan. 2014 )=Operating Income (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Jan. 2014 )
=-103.548/433.5262
= %

Barnes & Noble Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 was $434 Mil.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was -180.305 (Apr. 2013 ) + -63.944 (Jul. 2013 ) + 21.985 (Oct. 2013 ) + 118.716 (Jan. 2014 ) = $-104 Mil.

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


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Operating Income, Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt)


Historical Data

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

Barnes & Noble Inc Annual Data

Jan04Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13
ev2ebit 7.828.279.738.807.804.1420.870.000.000.00

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
ev2ebit 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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