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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
EV/EBITDA
5.96 (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 $1,529 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $257 Mil. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 5.96.

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 $22.63. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $-1.17. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 0.00.

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)
=1529.061/256.956
=5.95

Barnes & Noble Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,529 Mil.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was -7.269 (Jul. 2013 ) + 76.862 (Oct. 2013 ) + 174.466 (Jan. 2014 ) + 12.897 (Apr. 2014 ) = $257 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)
=22.63/-1.171
=

Barnes & Noble Inc's share price for today is $22.63.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was -1.56 (Jul. 2013 ) + 0.15 (Oct. 2013 ) + 0.86 (Jan. 2014 ) + -0.621 (Apr. 2014 ) = $-1.17.

* 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

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14
ev2ebitda 4.875.795.284.221.975.314.918.3087.954.49

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
ev2ebitda 4.438.305.163.984.7787.956,533.5371.503.374.49
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