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Dun & Bradstreet Corp (NYSE:DNB)
EV-to-EBIT
20.74 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Dun & Bradstreet Corp's enterprise value is $5,323 Mil. Dun & Bradstreet Corp's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $257 Mil. Therefore, Dun & Bradstreet Corp's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 20.74.

DNB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.5   Max: 27
Current: 20.74

8.5
27

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Dun & Bradstreet Corp was 27.00. The lowest was 8.50. And the median was 12.15.

DNB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.41 vs. DNB: 20.74 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Dun & Bradstreet Corp's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was $5,741 Mil. Dun & Bradstreet Corp's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $257 Mil. Dun & Bradstreet Corp's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was 4.47%.


Definition

Dun & Bradstreet Corp's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=5322.924/256.7
=20.74

Dun & Bradstreet Corp's current Enterprise Value is $5,323 Mil.
Dun & Bradstreet Corp's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 54.5 (Mar. 2016 ) + 46.5 (Jun. 2016 ) + 5 (Sep. 2016 ) + 150.7 (Dec. 2016 ) = $257 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).

Dun & Bradstreet 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 )
=256.7/5740.7496
=4.47 %

Dun & Bradstreet Corp's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was $5,741 Mil.
Dun & Bradstreet Corp's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 54.5 (Mar. 2016 ) + 46.5 (Jun. 2016 ) + 5 (Sep. 2016 ) + 150.7 (Dec. 2016 ) = $257 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.

Dun & Bradstreet Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebit 12.2910.0910.6111.4710.9910.5113.8815.6715.7522.36

Dun & Bradstreet Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebit 15.1615.6716.0717.5216.2515.7516.1818.9326.8822.36
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