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Peerless Systems Corporation (NAS:PRLS)
EV/EBIT
32.30 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBIT. As of today, Peerless Systems Corporation's enterprise value is $-0.74 Mil. Peerless Systems Corporation's operating income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2013 was $1.35 Mil. Therefore, Peerless Systems Corporation's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 32.30.

PRLS' s 10-Year EV/EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 73
Current: 32.3

0.1
73

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Peerless Systems Corporation was 73.00. The lowest was 0.10. And the median was 16.20.

PRLS's EV/EBITis ranked lower than
64% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Computer Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. PRLS: 32.30 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Peerless Systems Corporation's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2013 was $-0.50 Mil. Peerless Systems Corporation's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2013 was $1.35 Mil. Peerless Systems Corporation's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2013 was 0.00%.


Definition

Peerless Systems Corporation's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Operating Income (TTM)
=-0.742/1.347
=-0.55

Peerless Systems Corporation's current Enterprise Value is $-0.74 Mil.
Peerless Systems Corporation's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2013 was 0.464 (Jan. 2013 ) + 0.635 (Apr. 2013 ) + 0.137 (Jul. 2013 ) + 0.111 (Oct. 2013 ) = $1.35 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).

Peerless Systems Corporation's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2013 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Oct. 2013 )=Operating Income (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Oct. 2013 )
=1.347/-0.50236
= %

Peerless Systems Corporation's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2013 was $-0.50 Mil.
Peerless Systems Corporation's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2013 was 0.464 (Jan. 2013 ) + 0.635 (Apr. 2013 ) + 0.137 (Jul. 2013 ) + 0.111 (Oct. 2013 ) = $1.35 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.

Peerless Systems Corporation Annual Data

Jan04Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13
ev2ebit 0.000.0022.648.104.38-0.63-2.11-0.97-7.12-1.55

Peerless Systems Corporation Quarterly Data

Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13
ev2ebit -0.50-1.85-7.12-32.411.910.52-1.55-1.39-0.74-0.37
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