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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
EV/EBITDA
8.37 (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 $992 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $118 Mil. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.37.

BKS' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -432.5   Max: 133.9
Current: 8.26

-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 4.00.

BKS's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
87% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. BKS: 8.26 )

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 $11.93. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $-0.58. 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)
=992.184/118.497
=8.37

Barnes & Noble Inc's current Enterprise Value is $992 Mil.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was -5.019 (Jul. 2015 ) + -20.495 (Oct. 2015 ) + 169.486 (Jan. 2016 ) + -25.475 (Apr. 2016 ) = $118 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)
=11.93/-0.58
=

Barnes & Noble Inc's share price for today is $11.93.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was -0.68 (Jul. 2015 ) + -0.52 (Oct. 2015 ) + 1.04 (Jan. 2016 ) + -0.42 (Apr. 2016 ) = $-0.58.

* 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

Jan07Jan08Jan09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
ev2ebitda 3.122.580.973.843.546.5648.735.924.327.55

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
ev2ebitda 4.485.926.5414.5710.184.327.407.153.567.55
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