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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
EV/EBITDA
3.10 (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 $799 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was $258 Mil. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 3.10.

BKS' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -432.5   Max: 133.9
Current: 3.1

-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 3.80.

BKS's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
93% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.16 vs. BKS: 3.10 )

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 $11.55. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was $-0.51. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's P/E Ratio for today is .

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)
=799.150/257.652
=3.10

Barnes & Noble Inc's current Enterprise Value is $799 Mil.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was 113.68 (Apr. 2015 ) + -5.019 (Jul. 2015 ) + -20.495 (Oct. 2015 ) + 169.486 (Jan. 2016 ) = $258 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=11.55/-0.512
=

Barnes & Noble Inc's share price for today is $11.55.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was -0.352 (Apr. 2015 ) + -0.68 (Jul. 2015 ) + -0.52 (Oct. 2015 ) + 1.04 (Jan. 2016 ) = $-0.51.

* 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.

Barnes & Noble Inc Annual Data

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15
ev2ebitda 3.543.122.580.973.843.546.5648.733.142.78

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16
ev2ebitda 119.834.483.143.904.334.092.784.784.542.27
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