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Computer Sciences Corp (NYSE:CSC)
EV-to-EBITDA
18.81 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Computer Sciences Corp's enterprise value is $11,396 Mil. Computer Sciences Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $606 Mil. Therefore, Computer Sciences Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 18.81.

CSC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7   Max: 206.8
Current: 18.81

-5.7
206.8

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Computer Sciences Corp was 206.80. The lowest was -5.70. And the median was 2.80.

CSC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. CSC: 18.81 )

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, Computer Sciences Corp's stock price is $65.83. Computer Sciences Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.80. Therefore, Computer Sciences Corp'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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=11396.405/606
=18.81

Computer Sciences Corp's current Enterprise Value is $11,396 Mil.
Computer Sciences Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 3 (Mar. 2016 ) + 158 (Jun. 2016 ) + 198 (Sep. 2016 ) + 247 (Dec. 2016 ) = $606 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=65.83/-0.8
=

Computer Sciences Corp's share price for today is $65.83.
Computer Sciences Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.96 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.15 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.1 (Sep. 2016 ) + 0.21 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-0.80.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Computer Sciences Corp Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
ev2ebitda 2.862.612.072.392.25-1.482.682.697.105.21

Computer Sciences Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 2.733.687.107.108.454.775.2110.6514.7917.29
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