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Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS)
EV/EBITDA
15.64 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's enterprise value is $10,068 Mil. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $644 Mil. Therefore, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 15.64.

FBHS' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.3   Max: 39.4
Current: 15.61

7.3
39.4

During the past 7 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc was 39.40. The lowest was 7.30. And the median was 18.05.

FBHS's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. FBHS: 15.61 )

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, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's stock price is $56.71. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $2.04. Therefore, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 27.81.

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


Definition

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=10068.066/643.9
=15.64

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's current Enterprise Value is $10,068 Mil.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 152.9 (Jun. 2015 ) + 191.4 (Sep. 2015 ) + 173 (Dec. 2015 ) + 126.6 (Mar. 2016 ) = $644 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.

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=56.71/2.039
=27.81

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's share price for today is $56.71.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.49 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.66 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.539 (Dec. 2015 ) + 0.35 (Mar. 2016 ) = $2.04.

* 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.

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.0031.2919.5119.3715.2516.17

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebitda 19.3717.9315.1914.5515.2516.4216.9415.9516.1716.12
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