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Family Dollar Stores Inc (NYSE:FDO)
EV/EBIT
22.23 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBIT. As of today, Family Dollar Stores Inc's enterprise value is $9,370 Mil. Family Dollar Stores Inc's operating income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $421 Mil. Therefore, Family Dollar Stores Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 22.23.

FDO' s 10-Year EV/EBIT Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 22.5
Current: 22.23

6.1
22.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Family Dollar Stores Inc was 22.50. The lowest was 6.10. And the median was 11.20.

FDO's EV/EBITis ranked higher than
67% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.58 vs. FDO: 22.23 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Family Dollar Stores Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was $9,452 Mil. Family Dollar Stores Inc's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $421 Mil. Family Dollar Stores Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was 4.46%.


Definition

Family Dollar Stores Inc's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Operating Income (TTM)
=9370.485/421.452
=22.23

Family Dollar Stores Inc's current Enterprise Value is $9,370 Mil.
Family Dollar Stores Inc's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was 120.319 (Nov. 2013 ) + 140.257 (Feb. 2014 ) + 120.808 (May. 2014 ) + 40.068 (Aug. 2014 ) = $421 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).

Family Dollar Stores Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Aug. 2014 )=Operating Income (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Aug. 2014 )
=421.452/9451.6077
=4.46 %

Family Dollar Stores Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was $9,452 Mil.
Family Dollar Stores Inc's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was 120.319 (Nov. 2013 ) + 140.257 (Feb. 2014 ) + 120.808 (May. 2014 ) + 40.068 (Aug. 2014 ) = $421 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.

Family Dollar Stores Inc Annual Data

Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14
ev2ebit 9.1712.3310.499.788.779.2610.3111.7312.4522.43

Family Dollar Stores Inc Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
ev2ebit 12.3911.7313.3810.8411.5712.4512.4813.3613.5322.43
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