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Cowen Group Inc (NAS:COWN)
EV/EBIT
-97.79 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Cowen Group Inc's enterprise value is $-348.6 Mil. Cowen Group Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $3.6 Mil. Therefore, Cowen Group Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is -97.79.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Cowen Group Inc was 167.20. The lowest was -145.50. And the median was 0.40.

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Cowen Group Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was $-292.2 Mil. Cowen Group Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $3.6 Mil. Cowen Group Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was -1.22%.


Definition

Cowen Group Inc's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=-348.616/3.565
=-97.79

Cowen Group Inc's current Enterprise Value is $-348.6 Mil.
Cowen Group Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 20.356 (Jun. 2015 ) + -3.35 (Sep. 2015 ) + -10.556 (Dec. 2015 ) + -2.885 (Mar. 2016 ) = $3.6 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).

Cowen Group Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Mar. 2016 )=EBIT (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=3.565/-292.2374
=-1.22 %

Cowen Group Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was $-292.2 Mil.
Cowen Group Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 20.356 (Jun. 2015 ) + -3.35 (Sep. 2015 ) + -10.556 (Dec. 2015 ) + -2.885 (Mar. 2016 ) = $3.6 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.

Cowen Group Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebit 3.08-1.43-1.32-12.1012.749.8044.82-21.12-10.30-9.15

Cowen Group Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebit -21.12-23.27-33.49-32.52-10.30-0.58-2.11-5.70-9.15-81.97
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