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Staples Inc (NAS:SPLS)
EV/EBIT
12.71 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Staples Inc's enterprise value is $8,197 Mil. Staples Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $645 Mil. Therefore, Staples Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 12.71.

SPLS' s EV/EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4   Max: 43.1
Current: 12.71

5.4
43.1

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Staples Inc was 43.10. The lowest was 5.40. And the median was 11.60.

SPLS's EV/EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. SPLS: 12.71 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Staples Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 was $9,160 Mil. Staples Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $645 Mil. Staples Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 was 7.04%.


Definition

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

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=8197.162/645
=12.71

Staples Inc's current Enterprise Value is $8,197 Mil.
Staples Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was 91 (Jul. 2015 ) + 311 (Oct. 2015 ) + 130 (Jan. 2016 ) + 113 (Apr. 2016 ) = $645 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).

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

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Apr. 2016 )=EBIT (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Apr. 2016 )
=645/9160.158
=7.04 %

Staples Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 was $9,160 Mil.
Staples Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was 91 (Jul. 2015 ) + 311 (Oct. 2015 ) + 130 (Jan. 2016 ) + 113 (Apr. 2016 ) = $645 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.

Staples Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
ev2ebit 11.5410.0310.0413.1110.536.7322.657.7935.889.46

Staples Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
ev2ebit 7.798.089.119.9235.8841.7830.7827.999.4614.20
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