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BHP Billiton Ltd (NYSE:BHP)
EV/EBITDA
5.91 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, BHP Billiton Ltd's enterprise value is $104,226 Mil. BHP Billiton Ltd's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $17,632 Mil. Therefore, BHP Billiton Ltd's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 5.91.

BHP' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2   Max: 14.4
Current: 5.92

4.2
14.4

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of BHP Billiton Ltd was 14.40. The lowest was 4.20. And the median was 7.30.

BHP's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
69% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. BHP: 5.92 )

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, BHP Billiton Ltd's stock price is $27.70. BHP Billiton Ltd's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $0.72. Therefore, BHP Billiton Ltd's P/E Ratio for today is 38.69.

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


Definition

BHP Billiton Ltd's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=104226.154/17632
=5.91

BHP Billiton Ltd's current Enterprise Value is $104,226 Mil.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. BHP Billiton Ltd's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $17,632 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.

BHP Billiton Ltd's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=27.70/0.716
=38.69

BHP Billiton Ltd's share price for today is $27.70.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. BHP Billiton Ltd's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $0.72.

* 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.

BHP Billiton Ltd Annual Data

Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15
ev2ebitda 7.267.928.129.216.876.506.057.036.337.96

BHP Billiton Ltd Semi-Annual Data

Dec10Jun11Dec11Jun12Dec12Jun13Dec13Jun14Dec14Jun15
ev2ebitda 0.006.500.006.050.007.030.006.330.007.96
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