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Epiq Systems Inc (NAS:EPIQ)
EV/EBIT
27.00 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBIT. As of today, Epiq Systems Inc's enterprise value is $776.6 Mil. Epiq Systems Inc's operating income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $29.2 Mil. Therefore, Epiq Systems Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 27.00.

EPIQ' s 10-Year EV/EBIT Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 86.3
Current: 27

6.7
86.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Epiq Systems Inc was 86.30. The lowest was 6.70. And the median was 21.50.

EPIQ's EV/EBITis ranked lower than
55% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. EPIQ: 27.00 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Epiq Systems Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was $820.8 Mil. Epiq Systems Inc's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $29.2 Mil. Epiq Systems Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was 3.56%.


Definition

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

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Operating Income (TTM)
=776.607/29.22
=26.58

Epiq Systems Inc's current Enterprise Value is $776.6 Mil.
Epiq Systems Inc's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 7.116 (Mar. 2013 ) + 6.661 (Jun. 2013 ) + 10.733 (Sep. 2013 ) + 4.71 (Dec. 2013 ) = $29.2 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).

Epiq Systems Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Dec. 2013 )=Operating Income (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=29.22/820.8412
=3.56 %

Epiq Systems Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was $820.8 Mil.
Epiq Systems Inc's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 7.116 (Mar. 2013 ) + 6.661 (Jun. 2013 ) + 10.733 (Sep. 2013 ) + 4.71 (Dec. 2013 ) = $29.2 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Operating Income, Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt)


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Epiq Systems Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebit 14.4736.886.7325.1124.4116.4020.1125.5419.4828.09

Epiq Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
ev2ebit 22.7825.5426.8221.9316.4519.4815.9317.6423.7828.09
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