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American Express Co (NYSE:AXP)
EV/EBITDA
8.60 (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 $83,705 Mil. American Express Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $9,737 Mil. Therefore, American Express Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.60.

AXP' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -328   Max: 28
Current: 8.56

-328
28

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of American Express Co was 28.00. The lowest was -328.00. And the median was 14.80.

AXP's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
73% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. AXP: 8.56 )

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 $52.66. American Express Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $5.53. Therefore, American Express Co's P/E Ratio for today is 9.52.

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)
=83705.392/9737
=8.60

American Express Co's current Enterprise Value is $83,705 Mil.
American Express Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 2473 (Dec. 2014 ) + 2567 (Mar. 2015 ) + 2493 (Jun. 2015 ) + 2204 (Sep. 2015 ) = $9,737 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)
=52.66/5.53
=9.52

American Express Co's share price for today is $52.66.
American Express Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 1.39 (Dec. 2014 ) + 1.48 (Mar. 2015 ) + 1.42 (Jun. 2015 ) + 1.24 (Sep. 2015 ) = $5.53.

* 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

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 21.3119.4220.70-87.9816.1011.9313.9115.4213.430.00

American Express Co Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
ev2ebitda 14.5915.4214.7014.9613.1513.4311.1611.3710.770.00
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