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Icon PLC (NAS:ICLR)
EV/EBIT
15.50 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Icon PLC's enterprise value is $4,708 Mil. Icon PLC's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $304 Mil. Therefore, Icon PLC's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 15.50.

ICLR' s EV/EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5   Max: 48
Current: 15.04

6.5
48

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Icon PLC was 48.00. The lowest was 6.50. And the median was 15.10.

ICLR's EV/EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 23.83 vs. ICLR: 15.04 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Icon PLC's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $4,417 Mil. Icon PLC's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $304 Mil. Icon PLC's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was 6.88%.


Definition

Icon PLC's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=4708.470/303.831
=15.50

Icon PLC's current Enterprise Value is $4,708 Mil.
Icon PLC's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 75.625 (Dec. 2015 ) + 76.344 (Mar. 2016 ) + 74.286 (Jun. 2016 ) + 77.576 (Sep. 2016 ) = $304 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).

Icon PLC'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 )
=303.831/4417.2641
=6.88 %

Icon PLC's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $4,417 Mil.
Icon PLC's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 75.625 (Dec. 2015 ) + 76.344 (Mar. 2016 ) + 74.286 (Jun. 2016 ) + 77.576 (Sep. 2016 ) = $304 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.

Icon PLC Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebit 11.8311.3010.0611.3327.9021.4517.7514.0015.6613.39

Icon PLC Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebit 17.1814.0018.0615.7815.8015.6614.5013.3514.5413.39
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