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CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS)
EV-to-EBIT
10.85 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, CVS Health Corp's enterprise value is $105,387 Mil. CVS Health Corp's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $9,715 Mil. Therefore, CVS Health Corp's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 10.85.

CVS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6   Max: 20.3
Current: 10.85

7.6
20.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of CVS Health Corp was 20.30. The lowest was 7.60. And the median was 11.30.

CVS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. CVS: 10.85 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). CVS Health Corp's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was $107,801 Mil. CVS Health Corp's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $9,715 Mil. CVS Health Corp's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was 9.01%.


Definition

CVS Health Corp's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=105386.607/9715
=10.85

CVS Health Corp's current Enterprise Value is $105,387 Mil.
CVS Health Corp's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 2181 (Mar. 2016 ) + 1812 (Jun. 2016 ) + 2721 (Sep. 2016 ) + 3001 (Dec. 2016 ) = $9,715 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).

CVS Health Corp'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 )
=9715/107800.51
=9.01 %

CVS Health Corp's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was $107,801 Mil.
CVS Health Corp's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 2181 (Mar. 2016 ) + 1812 (Jun. 2016 ) + 2721 (Sep. 2016 ) + 3001 (Dec. 2016 ) = $9,715 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.

CVS Health Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebit 13.828.588.529.089.709.8811.6414.5013.9911.10

CVS Health Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebit 12.6714.5015.2715.1914.5013.9914.5914.2712.6311.10
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