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Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG)
EV/EBITDA
6.00 (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 $2,260 Mil. Big Lots, Inc.'s earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $291 Mil. Therefore, Big Lots, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.00.

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 $38.72. Big Lots, Inc.'s earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $2.15. Therefore, Big Lots, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is 13.80.

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)
=2260.034/291.422
=7.76

Big Lots, Inc.'s current Enterprise Value is $2,260 Mil.
Big Lots, Inc.'s Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 81.397 (Apr. 2013 ) + 57.327 (Jul. 2013 ) + 13.849 (Oct. 2013 ) + 138.849 (Jan. 2014 ) = $291 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)
=38.72/2.154
=17.98

Big Lots, Inc.'s share price for today is $38.72.
Big Lots, Inc.'s Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 0.56 (Apr. 2013 ) + 0.31 (Jul. 2013 ) + -0.17 (Oct. 2013 ) + 1.454 (Jan. 2014 ) = $2.15.

* 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 8.5510.879.944.743.465.155.035.864.950.00

Big Lots, Inc. Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
ev2ebitda 6.535.865.356.455.304.955.705.786.340.00
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