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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
EV/EBITDA
4.11 (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 $1,182 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $287 Mil. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 4.11.

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 $23.29. Barnes & Noble Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $-0.20. 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)
=1182.115/287.475
=4.11

Barnes & Noble Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,182 Mil.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was 174.466 (Jan. 2014 ) + 12.897 (Apr. 2014 ) + 30.92 (Jul. 2014 ) + 69.192 (Oct. 2014 ) = $287 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)
=23.29/-0.201
=

Barnes & Noble Inc's share price for today is $23.29.
Barnes & Noble Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was 0.86 (Jan. 2014 ) + -0.621 (Apr. 2014 ) + -0.56 (Jul. 2014 ) + 0.12 (Oct. 2014 ) = $-0.20.

* 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 4.855.825.254.221.935.314.698.8177.854.44

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
ev2ebitda 4.954.375.2177.85-634.76106.633.594.444.283.60
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