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FirstEnergy Corp (NYSE:FE)
EV-to-EBITDA
-5.90 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, FirstEnergy Corp's enterprise value is $36,471 Mil. FirstEnergy Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-6,181 Mil. Therefore, FirstEnergy Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -5.90.

FE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.8   Max: 16.7
Current: -5.9

-5.8
16.7

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of FirstEnergy Corp was 16.70. The lowest was -5.80. And the median was 9.50.

FE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. FE: -5.90 )

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, FirstEnergy Corp's stock price is $30.52. FirstEnergy Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-14.49. Therefore, FirstEnergy Corp'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

FirstEnergy Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=36471.434/-6181
=-5.90

FirstEnergy Corp's current Enterprise Value is $36,471 Mil.
FirstEnergy Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 1259 (Mar. 2016 ) + -489 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1407 (Sep. 2016 ) + -8358 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-6,181 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.

FirstEnergy Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=30.52/-14.49
=

FirstEnergy Corp's share price for today is $30.52.
FirstEnergy Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.77 (Mar. 2016 ) + -2.56 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.89 (Sep. 2016 ) + -13.59 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-14.49.

* 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.

FirstEnergy Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 6.565.049.608.469.9910.7912.5514.489.45-5.75

FirstEnergy Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 11.5014.4812.7311.3010.229.459.3514.3613.29-5.75
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