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American Express Co (NYSE:AXP)
EV/EBITDA
9.33 (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 $82,647 Mil. American Express Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $8,859 Mil. Therefore, American Express Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 9.33.

AXP' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -307.4   Max: 28
Current: 9.27

-307.4
28

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of American Express Co was 28.00. The lowest was -307.40. And the median was 14.40.

AXP's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
65% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. AXP: 9.27 )

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 $60.76. American Express Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $5.00. Therefore, American Express Co's P/E Ratio for today is 12.15.

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)
=82646.747/8859
=9.33

American Express Co's current Enterprise Value is $82,647 Mil.
American Express Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 2493 (Jun. 2015 ) + 2204 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1717 (Dec. 2015 ) + 2445 (Mar. 2016 ) = $8,859 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)
=60.76/5.002
=12.15

American Express Co's share price for today is $60.76.
American Express Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 1.42 (Jun. 2015 ) + 1.24 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.892 (Dec. 2015 ) + 1.45 (Mar. 2016 ) = $5.00.

* 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 21.3119.4220.70-78.8215.1911.9313.9115.4213.4310.86

American Express Co Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebitda 15.4214.7014.5813.1513.4311.1611.3710.7710.869.40
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