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DST Systems Inc (NYSE:DST)
EV/EBITDA
7.09 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, DST Systems Inc's enterprise value is $3,738 Mil. DST Systems Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $527 Mil. Therefore, DST Systems Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.09.

DST' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9   Max: 12.8
Current: 7.13

2.9
12.8

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of DST Systems Inc was 12.80. The lowest was 2.90. And the median was 6.05.

DST's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
75% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. DST: 7.13 )

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, DST Systems Inc's stock price is $109.59. DST Systems Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $13.52. Therefore, DST Systems Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 8.11.

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


Definition

DST Systems Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=3738.274/527.2
=7.09

DST Systems Inc's current Enterprise Value is $3,738 Mil.
DST Systems Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 212.3 (Dec. 2015 ) + 116.8 (Mar. 2016 ) + 87.3 (Jun. 2016 ) + 110.8 (Sep. 2016 ) = $527 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.

DST Systems Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=109.59/13.52
=8.11

DST Systems Inc's share price for today is $109.59.
DST Systems Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 1.96 (Dec. 2015 ) + 1.7 (Mar. 2016 ) + 1.58 (Jun. 2016 ) + 8.28 (Sep. 2016 ) = $13.52.

* 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.

DST Systems Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 8.613.636.176.774.787.444.626.114.156.30

DST Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 5.084.594.154.705.595.236.307.218.557.78
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