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Computer Sciences Corp (NYSE:CSC)
EV/EBITDA
6.96 (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 $7,839 Mil. Computer Sciences Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $1,127 Mil. Therefore, Computer Sciences Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.96.

CSC' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7   Max: 206.8
Current: 6.93

-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/EBITDA is ranked higher than
68% of the 1352 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.11 vs. CSC: 6.93 )

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 $50.65. Computer Sciences Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $2.69. Therefore, Computer Sciences Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 18.84.

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)
=7839.080/1127
=6.96

Computer Sciences Corp's current Enterprise Value is $7,839 Mil.
Computer Sciences Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was -66 (Mar. 2015 ) + 470 (Jun. 2015 ) + 414 (Sep. 2015 ) + 309 (Dec. 2015 ) = $1,127 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=50.65/2.689
=18.84

Computer Sciences Corp's share price for today is $50.65.
Computer Sciences Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 0.059 (Mar. 2015 ) + 1.14 (Jun. 2015 ) + 1.19 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.3 (Dec. 2015 ) = $2.69.

* 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.

Computer Sciences Corp Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
ev2ebitda 2.862.612.072.392.25-1.482.682.697.100.00

Computer Sciences Corp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebitda 2.712.692.742.733.687.107.108.454.770.00
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