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Express Scripts Holding Co (NAS:ESRX)
EV/EBITDA
12.70 (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 $76,316 Mil. Express Scripts Holding Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $6,007 Mil. Therefore, Express Scripts Holding Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 12.70.

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 $89.24. Express Scripts Holding Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $2.84. Therefore, Express Scripts Holding Co's P/E Ratio for today is 31.44.

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)
=76315.542/6007.2
=12.70

Express Scripts Holding Co's current Enterprise Value is $76,316 Mil.
Express Scripts Holding Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 1534.4 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1546.9 (Sep. 2014 ) + 1537.3 (Dec. 2014 ) + 1388.6 (Mar. 2015 ) = $6,007 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=89.24/2.838
=31.44

Express Scripts Holding Co's share price for today is $89.24.
Express Scripts Holding Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 0.67 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.78 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.788 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.6 (Mar. 2015 ) = $2.84.

* 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.

Express Scripts Holding Co Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 18.0011.7517.3910.6816.4813.159.3512.2210.9212.54

Express Scripts Holding Co Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebitda 12.2210.8110.4810.1710.9211.8911.1911.2712.5412.44
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