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Western Union Co (NYSE:WU)
EV/EBIT
6.71 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBIT. As of today, Western Union Co's enterprise value is $7,271 Mil. Western Union Co's operating income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $1,084 Mil. Therefore, Western Union Co's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 6.71.

WU' s 10-Year EV/EBIT Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 19.9
Current: 6.71

5.3
19.9

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Western Union Co was 19.90. The lowest was 5.30. And the median was 9.40.

WU's EV/EBITis ranked higher than
94% of the 1928 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 17.06 vs. WU: 6.71 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Western Union Co's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was $7,693 Mil. Western Union Co's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $1,084 Mil. Western Union Co's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was 14.08%.


Definition

Western Union Co's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Operating Income (TTM)
=7271.008/1084
=6.71

Western Union Co's current Enterprise Value is $7,271 Mil.
Western Union Co's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 295.3 (Sep. 2013 ) + 238.4 (Dec. 2013 ) + 272 (Mar. 2014 ) + 278.3 (Jun. 2014 ) = $1,084 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).

Western Union Co'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 )
=1084/7693.375
=14.09 %

Western Union Co's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was $7,693 Mil.
Western Union Co's Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 295.3 (Sep. 2013 ) + 238.4 (Dec. 2013 ) + 272 (Mar. 2014 ) + 278.3 (Jun. 2014 ) = $1,084 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.

Western Union Co Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebit 0.000.0014.0914.648.9411.1510.218.807.5510.44

Western Union Co Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
ev2ebit 7.827.447.887.555.727.717.8910.446.887.10
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