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Discovery Communications Inc (NAS:DISCK)
EV/EBITDA
8.13 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Discovery Communications Inc's enterprise value is $18,037 Mil. Discovery Communications Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $2,218 Mil. Therefore, Discovery Communications Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.13.

DISCK' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -158.4   Max: 139.3
Current: 8.11

-158.4
139.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Discovery Communications Inc was 139.30. The lowest was -158.40. And the median was 12.60.

DISCK's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
68% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.69 vs. DISCK: 8.11 )

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, Discovery Communications Inc's stock price is $24.85. Discovery Communications Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $1.63. Therefore, Discovery Communications Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 15.25.

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


Definition

Discovery Communications Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=18037.288/2218
=8.13

Discovery Communications Inc's current Enterprise Value is $18,037 Mil.
Discovery Communications Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 587 (Jun. 2015 ) + 575 (Sep. 2015 ) + 512 (Dec. 2015 ) + 544 (Mar. 2016 ) = $2,218 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.

Discovery Communications Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=24.85/1.63
=15.25

Discovery Communications Inc's share price for today is $24.85.
Discovery Communications Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.44 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.43 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.34 (Dec. 2015 ) + 0.42 (Mar. 2016 ) = $1.63.

* 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.

Discovery Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda -85.72117.066.006.6411.867.4810.5912.009.108.34

Discovery Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebitda 12.0010.929.689.489.109.029.378.058.348.76
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