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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
EV/EBITDA
6.87 (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 $1,067 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $155 Mil. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.87.

BKS' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9   Max: 4185.5
Current: 5.66

0.9
4185.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Barnes & Noble Inc was 4185.50. The lowest was 0.90. And the median was 3.80.

BKS's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
84% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.75 vs. BKS: 5.66 )

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 $12.20. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $0.12. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 101.67.

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)
=1066.778/155.357
=6.87

Barnes & Noble Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,067 Mil.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was 169.486 (Jan. 2016 ) + -25.475 (Apr. 2016 ) + 10.131 (Jul. 2016 ) + 1.215 (Oct. 2016 ) = $155 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)
=12.20/0.12
=101.67

Barnes & Noble Inc's share price for today is $12.20.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was 1.04 (Jan. 2016 ) + -0.43 (Apr. 2016 ) + -0.2 (Jul. 2016 ) + -0.29 (Oct. 2016 ) = $0.12.

* 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 3.122.580.993.843.545.9658.833.143.105.82

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
ev2ebitda 3.863.522.913.104.415.872.935.827.435.98
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