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Bowl America Inc (AMEX:BWL.A)
EV/EBIT
20.65 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Bowl America Inc's enterprise value is $74.76 Mil. Bowl America Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $3.62 Mil. Therefore, Bowl America Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 20.65.

BWL.A' s EV/EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1   Max: 64.4
Current: 20.65

8.1
64.4

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Bowl America Inc was 64.40. The lowest was 8.10. And the median was 28.30.

BWL.A's EV/EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.68 vs. BWL.A: 20.65 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Bowl America Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was $83.68 Mil. Bowl America Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $3.62 Mil. Bowl America Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was 4.33%.


Definition

Bowl America Inc's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=74.756/3.621
=20.65

Bowl America Inc's current Enterprise Value is $74.76 Mil.
Bowl America Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 1.856 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.69 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.002 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1.073 (Dec. 2016 ) = $3.62 Mil.

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

Bowl America Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Dec. 2016 )=EBIT (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Dec. 2016 )
=3.621/83.6818
=4.33 %

Bowl America Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was $83.68 Mil.
Bowl America Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 1.856 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.69 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.002 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1.073 (Dec. 2016 ) = $3.62 Mil.

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

Bowl America Inc Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
ev2ebit 14.3114.6812.8726.9733.9535.9635.5664.3638.2024.47

Bowl America Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebit 62.2253.1446.9638.2033.8230.7929.1424.4721.6923.11
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