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JC Penney Co Inc (NYSE:JCP)
EV/EBITDA
-12.89 (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 $7,204 Mil. JC Penney Co Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $-558 Mil. Therefore, JC Penney Co Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -12.89.

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 $9.22. JC Penney Co Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $-5.64. Therefore, JC Penney Co Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 0.00.

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)
=7204.100/-558
=

JC Penney Co Inc's current Enterprise Value is $7,204 Mil.
JC Penney Co Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was -252 (Jul. 2013 ) + -240 (Oct. 2013 ) + 23 (Jan. 2014 ) + -89 (Apr. 2014 ) = $-558 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)
=9.22/-5.635
=

JC Penney Co Inc's share price for today is $9.22.
JC Penney Co Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was -2.66 (Jul. 2013 ) + -1.94 (Oct. 2013 ) + 0.115 (Jan. 2014 ) + -1.15 (Apr. 2014 ) = $-5.64.

* 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

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
ev2ebitda 6.606.807.775.103.045.396.1120.470.000.00

JC Penney Co Inc Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
ev2ebitda 20.4780.460.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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