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Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX)
EV-to-EBITDA
-7.40 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Freeport-McMoRan Inc's enterprise value is $34,068 Mil. Freeport-McMoRan Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-4,602 Mil. Therefore, Freeport-McMoRan Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -7.40.

FCX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -325.1   Max: 12.8
Current: -255.04

-325.1
12.8

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Freeport-McMoRan Inc was 12.80. The lowest was -325.10. And the median was -3.80.

FCX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. FCX: -255.04 )

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, Freeport-McMoRan Inc's stock price is $13.25. Freeport-McMoRan Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-7.11. Therefore, Freeport-McMoRan Inc's P/E Ratio for today is .

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


Definition

Freeport-McMoRan Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=34068.000/-4602
=-7.40

Freeport-McMoRan Inc's current Enterprise Value is $34,068 Mil.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -3189 (Dec. 2015 ) + -3154 (Mar. 2016 ) + 734 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1007 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-4,602 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.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=13.25/-7.11
=

Freeport-McMoRan Inc's share price for today is $13.25.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -3.54 (Dec. 2015 ) + -3.35 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.38 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.16 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-7.11.

* 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.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 6.31-1.915.675.983.595.156.6812.77-4.16-238.02

Freeport-McMoRan Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 6.4412.77-314.42-12.24-3.85-4.16-3.30-4.30-8.61-238.02
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