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Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN)
EV/EBITDA
11.04 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Accenture PLC's enterprise value is $55,892 Mil. Accenture PLC's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was $5,065 Mil. Therefore, Accenture PLC's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 11.04.

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today, Accenture PLC's stock price is $91.26. Accenture PLC's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was $4.60. Therefore, Accenture PLC's P/E Ratio for today is 19.84.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

Accenture PLC's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=55892.147/5064.851
=11.04

Accenture PLC's current Enterprise Value is $55,892 Mil.
Accenture PLC's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was 1103.616 (Feb. 2014 ) + 1342.425 (May. 2014 ) + 1257.462 (Aug. 2014 ) + 1361.348 (Nov. 2014 ) = $5,065 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

Accenture PLC's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=91.26/4.599
=19.84

Accenture PLC's share price for today is $91.26.
Accenture PLC's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was 1.03 (Feb. 2014 ) + 1.26 (May. 2014 ) + 1.019 (Aug. 2014 ) + 1.29 (Nov. 2014 ) = $4.60.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Study has found that the companies with the lowest EV/EBITDA outperforms companies measured as cheap by other ratios such as P/E Ratio.

Please read Which price ratio outperforms the enterprise multiple?


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization, P/E Ratio


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Accenture PLC Annual Data

Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14
ev2ebitda 7.609.759.257.626.136.137.877.878.699.90

Accenture PLC Quarterly Data

Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14
ev2ebitda 7.878.989.3610.128.699.5010.9610.489.9010.37
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