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W.W. Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW)
EV/EBITDA
10.73 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, W.W. Grainger Inc's enterprise value is $15,313 Mil. W.W. Grainger Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $1,428 Mil. Therefore, W.W. Grainger Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 10.73.

GWW' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4   Max: 14.1
Current: 10.72

5.4
14.1

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of W.W. Grainger Inc was 14.10. The lowest was 5.40. And the median was 9.75.

GWW's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
52% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. GWW: 10.72 )

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, W.W. Grainger Inc's stock price is $219.27. W.W. Grainger Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $11.03. Therefore, W.W. Grainger Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 19.88.

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


Definition

W.W. Grainger Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=15312.841/1427.752
=10.73

W.W. Grainger Inc's current Enterprise Value is $15,313 Mil.
W.W. Grainger Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 390.609 (Sep. 2015 ) + 312.552 (Dec. 2015 ) + 367.603 (Mar. 2016 ) + 356.988 (Jun. 2016 ) = $1,428 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.

W.W. Grainger Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=219.27/11.03
=19.88

W.W. Grainger Inc's share price for today is $219.27.
W.W. Grainger Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 2.92 (Sep. 2015 ) + 2.34 (Dec. 2015 ) + 2.98 (Mar. 2016 ) + 2.79 (Jun. 2016 ) = $11.03.

* 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.

W.W. Grainger Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 7.648.436.508.259.7311.0511.0312.0011.289.49

W.W. Grainger Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
ev2ebitda 11.7311.8511.2811.2810.4510.359.939.4910.9811.06
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