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Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS)
EV/EBITDA
15.77 (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 $8,477 Mil. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $538 Mil. Therefore, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 15.77.

FBHS' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.3   Max: 39.4
Current: 15.77

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 19.30.

FBHS's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. FBHS: 15.77 )

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 $46.86. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $1.68. Therefore, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 27.89.

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)
=8476.847/537.5
=15.77

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's current Enterprise Value is $8,477 Mil.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 103.6 (Dec. 2014 ) + 89.6 (Mar. 2015 ) + 152.9 (Jun. 2015 ) + 191.4 (Sep. 2015 ) = $538 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)
=46.86/1.68
=27.89

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's share price for today is $46.86.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.28 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.25 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.49 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.66 (Sep. 2015 ) = $1.68.

* 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 0.000.000.000.000.0031.2919.5119.3715.250.00

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
ev2ebitda 21.3819.3717.9315.1914.5515.2516.4216.9415.950.00
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