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Alleghany Corp (NYSE:Y)
EV/EBIT
9.79 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Alleghany Corp's enterprise value is $8,141 Mil. Alleghany Corp's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $832 Mil. Therefore, Alleghany Corp's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 9.79.

Y' s EV/EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -160.2   Max: 72.5
Current: 9.46

-160.2
72.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Alleghany Corp was 72.50. The lowest was -160.20. And the median was 8.70.

Y's EV/EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.64 vs. Y: 9.46 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Alleghany Corp's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 was $8,169 Mil. Alleghany Corp's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $832 Mil. Alleghany Corp's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 was 10.18%.


Definition

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

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=8141.238/831.853
=9.79

Alleghany Corp's current Enterprise Value is $8,141 Mil.
Alleghany Corp's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 218.917 (Dec. 2014 ) + 188.675 (Mar. 2015 ) + 268.427 (Jun. 2015 ) + 155.834 (Sep. 2015 ) = $832 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).

Alleghany Corp's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Sep. 2015 )=EBIT (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Sep. 2015 )
=831.853/8168.8045
=10.18 %

Alleghany Corp's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 was $8,169 Mil.
Alleghany Corp's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 218.917 (Dec. 2014 ) + 188.675 (Mar. 2015 ) + 268.427 (Jun. 2015 ) + 155.834 (Sep. 2015 ) = $832 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.

Alleghany Corp Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebit 36.727.727.2632.035.619.757.488.207.127.72

Alleghany Corp Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
ev2ebit 15.2216.367.127.457.846.617.729.258.319.82
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