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JC Penney Co Inc (NYSE:JCP)
EV/EBITDA
11.74 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, JC Penney Co Inc's enterprise value is $7,325 Mil. JC Penney Co Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $624 Mil. Therefore, JC Penney Co Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 11.74.

JCP' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -202   Max: 81.6
Current: 11.74

-202
81.6

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of JC Penney Co Inc was 81.60. The lowest was -202.00. And the median was 6.60.

JCP's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.08 vs. JCP: 11.74 )

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, JC Penney Co Inc's stock price is $9.78. JC Penney Co Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $-1.35. Therefore, JC Penney Co Inc's P/E Ratio for today is .

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


Definition

JC Penney Co Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=7324.770/624
=11.74

JC Penney Co Inc's current Enterprise Value is $7,325 Mil.
JC Penney Co Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was 115 (Jul. 2015 ) + 107 (Oct. 2015 ) + 226 (Jan. 2016 ) + 176 (Apr. 2016 ) = $624 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.

JC Penney Co Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=9.78/-1.35
=

JC Penney Co Inc's share price for today is $9.78.
JC Penney Co Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was -0.45 (Jul. 2015 ) + -0.45 (Oct. 2015 ) + -0.23 (Jan. 2016 ) + -0.22 (Apr. 2016 ) = $-1.35.

* 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.

JC Penney Co Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
ev2ebitda 7.785.103.045.396.1120.48-8.49-9.1916.5011.02

JC Penney Co Inc Quarterly Data

Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16
ev2ebitda -18.47-188.2122.9016.5011.8511.4212.3511.0211.490.00
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