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Big Lots Inc (NYSE:BIG)
EV/EBITDA
9.12 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Big Lots Inc's enterprise value is $2,549 Mil. Big Lots Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was $279 Mil. Therefore, Big Lots Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 9.12.

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, Big Lots Inc's stock price is $45.58. Big Lots Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was $1.70. Therefore, Big Lots Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 26.70.

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


Definition

Big Lots Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2549.198/279.473
=9.12

Big Lots Inc's current Enterprise Value is $2,549 Mil.
Big Lots Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was 13.849 (Oct. 2013 ) + 138.849 (Jan. 2014 ) + 72.722 (Apr. 2014 ) + 54.053 (Jul. 2014 ) = $279 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.

Big Lots Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=45.58/1.704
=26.75

Big Lots Inc's share price for today is $45.58.
Big Lots Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was -0.17 (Oct. 2013 ) + 1.454 (Jan. 2014 ) + 0.06 (Apr. 2014 ) + 0.36 (Jul. 2014 ) = $1.70.

* 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.

Big Lots Inc Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
ev2ebitda 8.5510.879.944.743.465.155.035.864.965.17

Big Lots Inc Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
ev2ebitda 5.356.455.304.965.635.666.215.177.978.76
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