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H&R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB)
EV/EBITDA
16.24 (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 $8,433 Mil. H&R Block Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $521 Mil. Therefore, H&R Block Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 16.24.

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 $28.33. H&R Block Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $0.80. Therefore, H&R Block Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 35.40.

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)
=8432.689/520.831
=16.19

H&R Block Inc's current Enterprise Value is $8,433 Mil.
H&R Block Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 1219.217 (Apr. 2013 ) + -179.555 (Jul. 2013 ) + -180.616 (Oct. 2013 ) + -338.215 (Jan. 2014 ) = $521 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)
=28.33/0.803
=35.28

H&R Block Inc's share price for today is $28.33.
H&R Block Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 2.393 (Apr. 2013 ) + -0.42 (Jul. 2013 ) + -0.39 (Oct. 2013 ) + -0.78 (Jan. 2014 ) = $0.80.

* 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

Apr04Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13
ev2ebitda 5.1610.938.0610.1910.134.916.747.506.309.71

H&R Block Inc Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
ev2ebitda 8.549.666.306.337.8710.879.7110.6510.2919.76
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