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Torchmark Corp (NYSE:TMK)
EV/EBIT
10.91 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBIT. As of today, Torchmark Corp's enterprise value is $8,461 Mil. Torchmark Corp's operating income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $775 Mil. Therefore, Torchmark Corp's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 10.91.

TMK' s 10-Year EV/EBIT Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 11.1
Current: 10.91

4.1
11.1

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Torchmark Corp was 11.10. The lowest was 4.10. And the median was 8.40.

TMK's EV/EBITis ranked higher than
83% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. TMK: 10.91 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Torchmark Corp's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was $8,366 Mil. Torchmark Corp's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $775 Mil. Torchmark Corp's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was 9.21%.


Definition

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

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Operating Income (TTM)
=8460.853/774.524
=10.92

Torchmark Corp's current Enterprise Value is $8,461 Mil.
Torchmark Corp's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 190.85 (Sep. 2013 ) + 206.429 (Dec. 2013 ) + 190.487 (Mar. 2014 ) + 186.758 (Jun. 2014 ) = $775 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).

Torchmark Corp's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Jun. 2014 )=Operating Income (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=774.524/8365.69536
=9.26 %

Torchmark Corp's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was $8,366 Mil.
Torchmark Corp's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 190.85 (Sep. 2013 ) + 206.429 (Dec. 2013 ) + 190.487 (Mar. 2014 ) + 186.758 (Jun. 2014 ) = $775 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.

Torchmark Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebit 9.278.718.427.967.617.717.147.327.9810.72

Torchmark Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
ev2ebit 7.918.108.117.988.969.379.9710.7210.4510.86
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