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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
EV-to-EBITDA
4.47 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Barnes & Noble Inc's enterprise value is $644 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $144 Mil. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 4.47.

BKS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -432.5   Max: 133.9
Current: 4.48

-432.5
133.9

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Barnes & Noble Inc was 133.90. The lowest was -432.50. And the median was 4.10.

BKS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
90% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.04 vs. BKS: 4.48 )

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, Barnes & Noble Inc's stock price is $8.80. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $0.04. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 220.00.

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


Definition

Barnes & Noble Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=644.292/144.203
=4.47

Barnes & Noble Inc's current Enterprise Value is $644 Mil.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was -25.475 (Apr. 2016 ) + 10.131 (Jul. 2016 ) + 1.215 (Oct. 2016 ) + 158.332 (Jan. 2017 ) = $144 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.

Barnes & Noble Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=8.80/0.04
=220.00

Barnes & Noble Inc's share price for today is $8.80.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was -0.43 (Apr. 2016 ) + -0.2 (Jul. 2016 ) + -0.29 (Oct. 2016 ) + 0.96 (Jan. 2017 ) = $0.04.

* 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.

Barnes & Noble Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
ev2ebitda 3.122.580.973.843.546.5648.735.854.325.82

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
ev2ebitda 10.1510.184.326.165.872.935.827.525.925.11
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