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Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG)
EV-to-EBIT
17.28 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Vishay Precision Group Inc's enterprise value is $191.7 Mil. Vishay Precision Group Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $11.1 Mil. Therefore, Vishay Precision Group Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 17.28.

VPG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.5   Max: 158
Current: 17.3

-52.5
158

During the past 8 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Vishay Precision Group Inc was 158.00. The lowest was -52.50. And the median was 16.20.

VPG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 2054 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. VPG: 17.30 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Vishay Precision Group Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was $227.2 Mil. Vishay Precision Group Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $11.1 Mil. Vishay Precision Group Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was 4.88%.


Definition

Vishay Precision Group Inc's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=191.703/11.093
=17.28

Vishay Precision Group Inc's current Enterprise Value is $191.7 Mil.
Vishay Precision Group Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 1.415 (Mar. 2016 ) + 1.658 (Jun. 2016 ) + 2.595 (Sep. 2016 ) + 5.425 (Dec. 2016 ) = $11.1 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).

Vishay Precision Group Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Dec. 2016 )=EBIT (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Dec. 2016 )
=11.093/227.165
=4.88 %

Vishay Precision Group Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was $227.2 Mil.
Vishay Precision Group Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 1.415 (Mar. 2016 ) + 1.658 (Jun. 2016 ) + 2.595 (Sep. 2016 ) + 5.425 (Dec. 2016 ) = $11.1 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.

Vishay Precision Group Inc Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebit 0.000.000.009.569.388.7420.7622.99113.2120.48

Vishay Precision Group Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebit 11.1822.9926.8344.23-46.29113.21106.39134.5032.5920.48
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