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Ascena Retail Group Inc (NAS:ASNA)
EV/EBITDA
6.28 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Ascena Retail Group Inc's enterprise value is $2,704 Mil. Ascena Retail Group Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $440 Mil. Therefore, Ascena Retail Group Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.28.

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, Ascena Retail Group Inc's stock price is $16.67. Ascena Retail Group Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $0.89. Therefore, Ascena Retail Group Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 18.70.

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


Definition

Ascena Retail Group Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2703.680/439.7
=6.15

Ascena Retail Group Inc's current Enterprise Value is $2,704 Mil.
Ascena Retail Group Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 111.6 (Jul. 2013 ) + 132.2 (Oct. 2013 ) + 94.3 (Jan. 2014 ) + 101.6 (Apr. 2014 ) = $440 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.

Ascena Retail Group Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=16.67/0.891
=18.71

Ascena Retail Group Inc's share price for today is $16.67.
Ascena Retail Group Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 0.181 (Jul. 2013 ) + 0.32 (Oct. 2013 ) + 0.19 (Jan. 2014 ) + 0.2 (Apr. 2014 ) = $0.89.

* 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.

Ascena Retail Group Inc Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
ev2ebitda 5.536.287.405.065.294.426.326.307.686.92

Ascena Retail Group Inc Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
ev2ebitda 5.996.697.688.787.558.276.926.966.776.34
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