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ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG)
EV/EBITDA
11.60 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s enterprise value is $22,451 Mil. ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $2,115 Mil. Therefore, ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 11.60.

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, ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s stock price is $31.34. ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $1.92. Therefore, ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is 18.70.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=22451.125/2114.6
=10.62

ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s current Enterprise Value is $22,451 Mil.
ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was 527 (May. 2013 ) + 419.1 (Aug. 2013 ) + 588.1 (Nov. 2013 ) + 580.4 (Feb. 2014 ) = $2,115 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.

ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=31.34/1.923
=16.30

ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s share price for today is $31.34.
ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was 0.453 (May. 2013 ) + 0.34 (Aug. 2013 ) + 0.58 (Nov. 2013 ) + 0.55 (Feb. 2014 ) = $1.92.

* 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.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. Annual Data

May04May05May06May07May08May09May10May11May12May13
ev2ebitda 14.3910.5211.1412.1315.168.148.017.0310.9412.61

ConAgra Foods, Inc. Quarterly Data

Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14
ev2ebitda 7.357.6210.949.3010.3018.0512.6113.3712.260.00
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