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DST Systems Inc (NYSE:DST)
EV/EBIT
10.34 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, DST Systems Inc's enterprise value is $4,091 Mil. DST Systems Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $396 Mil. Therefore, DST Systems Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 10.34.

DST' s EV/EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2   Max: 17.7
Current: 12.52

3.2
17.7

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of DST Systems Inc was 17.70. The lowest was 3.20. And the median was 7.80.

DST's EV/EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.12 vs. DST: 12.52 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). DST Systems Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $4,104 Mil. DST Systems Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $396 Mil. DST Systems Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was 9.64%.


Definition

DST Systems Inc's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=4090.630/395.8
=10.34

DST Systems Inc's current Enterprise Value is $4,091 Mil.
DST Systems Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 156.3 (Dec. 2015 ) + 88.4 (Mar. 2016 ) + 63.1 (Jun. 2016 ) + 88 (Sep. 2016 ) = $396 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).

DST Systems Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Sep. 2016 )=EBIT (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Sep. 2016 )
=395.8/4103.784
=9.64 %

DST Systems Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $4,104 Mil.
DST Systems Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 156.3 (Dec. 2015 ) + 88.4 (Mar. 2016 ) + 63.1 (Jun. 2016 ) + 88 (Sep. 2016 ) = $396 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.

DST Systems Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebit 3.968.298.216.0210.496.407.624.827.7011.46

DST Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebit 5.534.825.436.446.037.709.1111.3910.3711.46
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