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Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL)
EV/EBITDA
13.24 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Carnival Corporation's enterprise value is $39,356 Mil. Carnival Corporation's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $2,930 Mil. Therefore, Carnival Corporation's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 13.24.

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 Corporation's stock price is $37.32. Carnival Corporation's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $1.32. Therefore, Carnival Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is 26.70.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=39356.111/2930
=13.43

Carnival Corporation's current Enterprise Value is $39,356 Mil.
Carnival Corporation'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 Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=37.32/1.315
=28.38

Carnival Corporation's share price for today is $37.32.
Carnival Corporation'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 Corporation Annual Data

Nov04Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
ev2ebitda 17.4014.7613.1611.606.239.9311.029.1312.1412.84

Carnival Corporation Quarterly Data

Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14
ev2ebitda 9.139.3010.2910.7712.1410.9310.2812.3512.840.00
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