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Health Net Inc (NYSE:HNT)
EV/EBITDA
6.99 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Health Net Inc's enterprise value is $1,950 Mil. Health Net Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $279 Mil. Therefore, Health Net Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.99.

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, Health Net Inc's stock price is $54.29. Health Net Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $1.99. Therefore, Health Net Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 27.35.

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


Definition

Health Net Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=1950.265/279.01
=6.99

Health Net Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,950 Mil.
Health Net Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 46.264 (Dec. 2013 ) + 79.444 (Mar. 2014 ) + 116.269 (Jun. 2014 ) + 37.033 (Sep. 2014 ) = $279 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.

Health Net Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=54.29/1.985
=27.35

Health Net Inc's share price for today is $54.29.
Health Net Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.245 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.36 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1.49 (Jun. 2014 ) + -0.11 (Sep. 2014 ) = $1.99.

* 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.

Health Net Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 12.579.216.397.61-1.5713.772.785.403.352.52

Health Net Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 1.652.303.354.014.762.352.522.504.254.96
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