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MeadWestvaco Corp (NYSE:MWV)
EV/EBIT
16.28 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, MeadWestvaco Corp's enterprise value is $9,880 Mil. MeadWestvaco Corp's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $607 Mil. Therefore, MeadWestvaco Corp's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 16.28.

MWV' s 10-Year EV/EBIT Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 48.2
Current: 16.12

9.1
48.2

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of MeadWestvaco Corp was 48.20. The lowest was 9.10. And the median was 21.30.

MWV's EV/EBITis ranked lower than
61% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.93 vs. MWV: 16.12 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). MeadWestvaco Corp's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 was $10,144 Mil. MeadWestvaco Corp's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $607 Mil. MeadWestvaco Corp's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 was 5.98%.


Definition

MeadWestvaco Corp's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=9880.418/607
=16.28

MeadWestvaco Corp's current Enterprise Value is $9,880 Mil.
MeadWestvaco Corp's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 159 (Jun. 2014 ) + 202 (Sep. 2014 ) + 150 (Dec. 2014 ) + 96 (Mar. 2015 ) = $607 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).

MeadWestvaco Corp's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Mar. 2015 )=EBIT (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Mar. 2015 )
=607/10143.6847
=5.98 %

MeadWestvaco Corp's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 was $10,144 Mil.
MeadWestvaco Corp's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 159 (Jun. 2014 ) + 202 (Sep. 2014 ) + 150 (Dec. 2014 ) + 96 (Mar. 2015 ) = $607 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.

MeadWestvaco Corp Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebit 19.4323.5512.2712.3411.9710.2711.9519.5419.4614.68

MeadWestvaco Corp Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebit 19.5430.0838.0642.2519.4618.0317.5214.5514.6816.71
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