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Equifax Inc (NYSE:EFX)
EV/EBITDA
14.63 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Equifax Inc's enterprise value is $12,967 Mil. Equifax Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $887 Mil. Therefore, Equifax Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 14.63.

EFX' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1   Max: 16.8
Current: 13.89

6.1
16.8

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Equifax Inc was 16.80. The lowest was 6.10. And the median was 10.10.

EFX's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
63% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.98 vs. EFX: 13.89 )

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, Equifax Inc's stock price is $93.22. Equifax Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $3.43. Therefore, Equifax Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 27.18.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=12967.489/886.6
=14.63

Equifax Inc's current Enterprise Value is $12,967 Mil.
Equifax Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 219.2 (Dec. 2014 ) + 204 (Mar. 2015 ) + 225.1 (Jun. 2015 ) + 238.3 (Sep. 2015 ) = $887 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=93.22/3.43
=27.18

Equifax Inc's share price for today is $93.22.
Equifax Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.8 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.73 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.92 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.98 (Sep. 2015 ) = $3.43.

* 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.

Equifax Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 10.7310.369.867.089.058.788.8512.5012.2213.09

Equifax Inc Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
ev2ebitda 12.0811.6312.2212.4312.8012.8913.0914.8115.0814.39
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