Switch to:
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.
H&R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB)
EV/EBITDA
9.33 (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 $6,653 Mil. H&R Block Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $713 Mil. Therefore, H&R Block Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 9.33.

HRB' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9   Max: 21.3
Current: 9.06

3.9
21.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of H&R Block Inc was 21.30. The lowest was 3.90. And the median was 9.60.

HRB's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
64% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.27 vs. HRB: 9.06 )

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 $23.74. H&R Block Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $1.17. Therefore, H&R Block Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 20.29.

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)
=6652.547/712.925
=9.33

H&R Block Inc's current Enterprise Value is $6,653 Mil.
H&R Block Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was -106.419 (Jan. 2016 ) + 1177.622 (Apr. 2016 ) + -168.268 (Jul. 2016 ) + -190.01 (Oct. 2016 ) = $713 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=23.74/1.17
=20.29

H&R Block Inc's share price for today is $23.74.
H&R Block Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was -0.35 (Jan. 2016 ) + 2.76 (Apr. 2016 ) + -0.56 (Jul. 2016 ) + -0.68 (Oct. 2016 ) = $1.17.

* 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.

H&R Block Inc Annual Data

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
ev2ebitda 10.1910.115.427.858.987.458.667.297.647.28

H&R Block Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
ev2ebitda 9.219.927.997.649.7012.5613.407.289.299.25
Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK