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Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)
EV/EBITDA
13.43 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Carnival Corp's enterprise value is $39,397 Mil. Carnival Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $2,930 Mil. Therefore, Carnival Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 13.43.

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, Carnival Corp's stock price is $37.37. Carnival Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $1.32. Therefore, Carnival Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 28.40.

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


Definition

Carnival Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=39396.528/2930
=13.45

Carnival Corp's current Enterprise Value is $39,397 Mil.
Carnival Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was 510 (May. 2013 ) + 1417 (Aug. 2013 ) + 541 (Nov. 2013 ) + 462 (Feb. 2014 ) = $2,930 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.

Carnival Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=37.37/1.315
=28.42

Carnival Corp's share price for today is $37.37.
Carnival Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was 0.05 (May. 2013 ) + 1.2 (Aug. 2013 ) + 0.085 (Nov. 2013 ) + -0.02 (Feb. 2014 ) = $1.32.

* 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.

Carnival Corp Annual Data

Nov04Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
ev2ebitda 17.4014.7613.1611.606.239.9311.029.1312.1412.84

Carnival Corp Quarterly Data

Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14
ev2ebitda 9.139.3010.2910.7712.1410.9310.2812.3512.8414.23
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