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Express Scripts Holding Co (NAS:ESRX)
EV/EBITDA
7.75 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Express Scripts Holding Co's enterprise value is $52,086 Mil. Express Scripts Holding Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $6,723 Mil. Therefore, Express Scripts Holding Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.75.

ESRX' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.7   Max: 22.4
Current: 8.02

7.7
22.4

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Express Scripts Holding Co was 22.40. The lowest was 7.70. And the median was 12.40.

ESRX's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
50% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 8.52 vs. ESRX: 8.02 )

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, Express Scripts Holding Co's stock price is $70.75. Express Scripts Holding Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $3.56. Therefore, Express Scripts Holding Co's P/E Ratio for today is 19.87.

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


Definition

Express Scripts Holding Co's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=52085.741/6723.2
=7.75

Express Scripts Holding Co's current Enterprise Value is $52,086 Mil.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Express Scripts Holding Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $6,723 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.

Express Scripts Holding Co's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=70.75/3.56
=19.87

Express Scripts Holding Co's share price for today is $70.75.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Express Scripts Holding Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $3.56.

* 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.

Express Scripts Holding Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 11.7617.3910.6816.4813.159.3512.2210.9212.4210.65

Express Scripts Holding Co Semi-Annual Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 11.1911.2712.4212.4312.2810.9210.658.569.058.07
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