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First Solar Inc (NAS:FSLR)
EV/EBIT
4.68 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, First Solar Inc's enterprise value is $3,732 Mil. First Solar Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $798 Mil. Therefore, First Solar Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 4.68.

FSLR' s EV/EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -97.2   Max: 243.4
Current: 4.69

-97.2
243.4

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of First Solar Inc was 243.40. The lowest was -97.20. And the median was 14.10.

FSLR's EV/EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 15.25 vs. FSLR: 4.69 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). First Solar Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was $5,387 Mil. First Solar Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $798 Mil. First Solar Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was 14.81%.


Definition

First Solar Inc's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=3731.526/797.918
=4.68

First Solar Inc's current Enterprise Value is $3,732 Mil.
First Solar Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 60.047 (Jun. 2015 ) + 399.662 (Sep. 2015 ) + 134.235 (Dec. 2015 ) + 203.974 (Mar. 2016 ) = $798 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).

First Solar Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Mar. 2016 )=EBIT (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=797.918/5387.0339
=14.81 %

First Solar Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was $5,387 Mil.
First Solar Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 60.047 (Jun. 2015 ) + 399.662 (Sep. 2015 ) + 134.235 (Dec. 2015 ) + 203.974 (Mar. 2016 ) = $798 Mil.

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

First Solar Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebit 108.51129.3022.8215.8013.75-54.30-86.7510.186.179.81

First Solar Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebit 10.1812.7014.1819.066.1720.8811.504.689.816.75
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