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H&R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB)
EV/EBITDA
11.24 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, H&R Block Inc's enterprise value is $8,776 Mil. H&R Block Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $781 Mil. Therefore, H&R Block Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 11.24.

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, H&R Block Inc's stock price is $33.72. H&R Block Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $1.61. Therefore, H&R Block Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 21.01.

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


Definition

H&R Block Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=8776.290/780.618
=11.24

H&R Block Inc's current Enterprise Value is $8,776 Mil.
H&R Block Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was -338.215 (Jan. 2014 ) + 1461.597 (Apr. 2014 ) + -166.534 (Jul. 2014 ) + -176.23 (Oct. 2014 ) = $781 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.

H&R Block Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=33.72/1.605
=21.01

H&R Block Inc's share price for today is $33.72.
H&R Block Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was -0.78 (Jan. 2014 ) + 3.215 (Apr. 2014 ) + -0.42 (Jul. 2014 ) + -0.41 (Oct. 2014 ) = $1.61.

* 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.

H&R Block Inc Annual Data

Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14
ev2ebitda 10.397.7510.1910.135.427.858.987.459.657.74

H&R Block Inc Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
ev2ebitda 7.429.1412.919.6512.0113.0722.757.7411.7410.51
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