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

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Barnes & Noble Inc's enterprise value is $925 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was $133 Mil. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 6.94.

BKS' s 10-Year EV/EBIT Range
Min: -106.5   Max: 45.5
Current: 6.99

-106.5
45.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Barnes & Noble Inc was 45.50. The lowest was -106.50. And the median was 8.45.

BKS's EV/EBITis ranked higher than
85% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.67 vs. BKS: 6.99 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Barnes & Noble Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2015 was $1,311 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was $133 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2015 was 10.16%.


Definition

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

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=924.600/133.173
=6.94

Barnes & Noble Inc's current Enterprise Value is $925 Mil.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was -20.718 (Jul. 2014 ) + 18.36 (Oct. 2014 ) + 149.521 (Jan. 2015 ) + -13.99 (Apr. 2015 ) = $133 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 Apr. 2015 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Apr. 2015 )=EBIT (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Apr. 2015 )
=133.173/1311.253
=10.16 %

Barnes & Noble Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2015 was $1,311 Mil.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was -20.718 (Jul. 2014 ) + 18.36 (Oct. 2014 ) + 149.521 (Jan. 2015 ) + -13.99 (Apr. 2015 ) = $133 Mil.

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


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt), Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)


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

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15
ev2ebit 9.978.678.014.1420.87-15.51-29.60-4.4633.379.85

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15
ev2ebit -6.71-4.46-4.84-3.52-4.1933.3715.2514.5811.009.85
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