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Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF)
EV-to-EBITDA
5.81 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Dean Foods Co's enterprise value is $2,601 Mil. Dean Foods Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $448 Mil. Therefore, Dean Foods Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 5.81.

DF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3   Max: 45.6
Current: 5.82

-3
45.6

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Dean Foods Co was 45.60. The lowest was -3.00. And the median was 7.20.

DF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 1356 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.94 vs. DF: 5.82 )

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, Dean Foods Co's stock price is $19.09. Dean Foods Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $1.31. Therefore, Dean Foods Co's P/E Ratio for today is 14.57.

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


Definition

Dean Foods Co's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2600.677/447.831
=5.81

Dean Foods Co's current Enterprise Value is $2,601 Mil.
Dean Foods Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 124.574 (Mar. 2016 ) + 117.817 (Jun. 2016 ) + 88.049 (Sep. 2016 ) + 117.391 (Dec. 2016 ) = $448 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.

Dean Foods Co's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=19.09/1.31
=14.57

Dean Foods Co's share price for today is $19.09.
Dean Foods Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.43 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.36 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.16 (Sep. 2016 ) + 0.36 (Dec. 2016 ) = $1.31.

* 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.

Dean Foods Co Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 9.077.016.749.40-2.548.173.8215.7410.166.34

Dean Foods Co Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 15.9415.7437.2017.2712.2210.165.605.855.566.34
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