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JC Penney Co Inc (NYSE:JCP)
EV/EBITDA
11.17 (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 $6,973 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 11.17.

JCP' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -201.2   Max: 81.6
Current: 11.18

-201.2
81.6

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of JC Penney Co Inc was 81.60. The lowest was -201.20. And the median was 6.70.

JCP's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. JCP: 11.18 )

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 $8.69. 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)
=6972.677/624
=11.17

JC Penney Co Inc's current Enterprise Value is $6,973 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)
=8.69/-1.352
=

JC Penney Co Inc's share price for today is $8.69.
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 ) + -0.232 (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 7.785.103.045.396.1120.47-8.45-9.1516.4210.97

JC Penney Co Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
ev2ebitda -9.15-18.39-187.4222.8116.4211.7811.3812.3010.9711.46
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