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General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD)
EV/EBITDA
9.20 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, General Dynamics Corp's enterprise value is $39,226 Mil. General Dynamics Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $4,280 Mil. Therefore, General Dynamics Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 9.20.

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, General Dynamics Corp's stock price is $115.53. General Dynamics Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $6.76. Therefore, General Dynamics Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 17.20.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=39225.503/4280
=9.16

General Dynamics Corp's current Enterprise Value is $39,226 Mil.
General Dynamics Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 1099 (Jun. 2013 ) + 1097 (Sep. 2013 ) + 1081 (Dec. 2013 ) + 1003 (Mar. 2014 ) = $4,280 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=115.53/6.756
=17.10

General Dynamics Corp's share price for today is $115.53.
General Dynamics Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 1.81 (Jun. 2013 ) + 1.84 (Sep. 2013 ) + 1.396 (Dec. 2013 ) + 1.71 (Mar. 2014 ) = $6.76.

* 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.

General Dynamics Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 10.279.4010.219.925.976.575.965.6119.047.56

General Dynamics Corp Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
ev2ebitda 5.616.315.655.7019.0419.2221.3923.087.568.64
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