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Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS)
EV/EBITDA
15.21 (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 $7,585 Mil. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $499 Mil. Therefore, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 15.21.

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 $44.63. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $0.94. Therefore, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 47.58.

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)
=7585.321/498.7
=15.21

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's current Enterprise Value is $7,585 Mil.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 86.1 (Mar. 2014 ) + 159.9 (Jun. 2014 ) + 162.3 (Sep. 2014 ) + 90.4 (Dec. 2014 ) = $499 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)
=44.63/0.938
=47.58

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's share price for today is $44.63.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 0.24 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.55 (Jun. 2014 ) + -0.13 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.278 (Dec. 2014 ) = $0.94.

* 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

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.000.0031.2918.1119.3715.29

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebitda 18.1121.2220.7420.2219.3718.2516.1115.3615.290.00
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