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American Express Co (NYSE:AXP)
EV/EBITDA
13.40 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, American Express Co's enterprise value is $131,354 Mil. American Express Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $9,767 Mil. Therefore, American Express Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 13.40.

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, American Express Co's stock price is $90.39. American Express Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $5.38. Therefore, American Express Co's P/E Ratio for today is 16.80.

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


Definition

American Express Co's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=131354.410/9767
=13.45

American Express Co's current Enterprise Value is $131,354 Mil.
American Express Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 2237 (Dec. 2013 ) + 2457 (Mar. 2014 ) + 2578 (Jun. 2014 ) + 2495 (Sep. 2014 ) = $9,767 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.

American Express Co's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=90.39/5.378
=16.81

American Express Co's share price for today is $90.39.
American Express Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 1.218 (Dec. 2013 ) + 1.33 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1.43 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1.4 (Sep. 2014 ) = $5.38.

* 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.

American Express Co Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 20.1822.3321.3719.5120.70-87.9816.1011.9313.9115.42

American Express Co Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 13.4812.6013.9113.9814.8014.5915.4214.7014.9713.19
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