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Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI)
EV/EBITDA
20.36 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Acuity Brands Inc's enterprise value is $11,003 Mil. Acuity Brands Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2016 was $541 Mil. Therefore, Acuity Brands Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 20.36.

AYI' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4   Max: 23.5
Current: 20.35

4
23.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Acuity Brands Inc was 23.50. The lowest was 4.00. And the median was 10.90.

AYI's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
72% of the 1772 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.61 vs. AYI: 20.35 )

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, Acuity Brands Inc's stock price is $252.38. Acuity Brands Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2016 was $6.63. Therefore, Acuity Brands Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 38.07.

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


Definition

Acuity Brands Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=11002.796/540.5
=20.36

Acuity Brands Inc's current Enterprise Value is $11,003 Mil.
Acuity Brands Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2016 was 127.8 (Nov. 2015 ) + 124.3 (Feb. 2016 ) + 139.2 (May. 2016 ) + 149.2 (Aug. 2016 ) = $541 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

Acuity Brands Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=252.38/6.63
=38.07

Acuity Brands Inc's share price for today is $252.38.
Acuity Brands Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2016 was 1.57 (Nov. 2015 ) + 1.49 (Feb. 2016 ) + 1.69 (May. 2016 ) + 1.88 (Aug. 2016 ) = $6.63.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Acuity Brands Inc Annual Data

Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14Aug15Aug16
ev2ebitda 6.836.078.189.699.1811.0013.6514.9619.0422.16

Acuity Brands Inc Quarterly Data

May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16
ev2ebitda 16.0014.9616.3217.6317.8119.0421.9719.0622.4722.16
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