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Directv (NAS:DTV)
EV/EBITDA
7.29 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Directv's enterprise value is $61,010 Mil. Directv's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $8,367 Mil. Therefore, Directv's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.29.

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, Directv's stock price is $87.15. Directv's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $5.43. Therefore, Directv's P/E Ratio for today is 16.00.

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


Definition

Directv's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=61010.000/8367
=7.29

Directv's current Enterprise Value is $61,010 Mil.
Directv's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 2160 (Dec. 2013 ) + 2011 (Mar. 2014 ) + 2200 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1996 (Sep. 2014 ) = $8,367 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.

Directv's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=87.15/5.43
=16.05

Directv's share price for today is $87.15.
Directv's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 1.54 (Dec. 2013 ) + 1.09 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1.59 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1.21 (Sep. 2014 ) = $5.43.

* 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.

Directv Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda -29.1511.918.826.715.557.536.375.945.846.53

Directv Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 6.186.285.846.266.466.126.536.967.247.26
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