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JC Penney Co Inc (NYSE:JCP)
EV/EBITDA
16.43 (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 $6,767 Mil. JC Penney Co Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2015 was $412 Mil. Therefore, JC Penney Co Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 16.43.

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 $8.84. JC Penney Co Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2015 was $-1.37. 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)
=6767.135/412
=16.43

JC Penney Co Inc's current Enterprise Value is $6,767 Mil.
JC Penney Co Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2015 was 90 (Jul. 2014 ) + 102 (Oct. 2014 ) + 0 (Dec. 2014 ) + 220 (Jan. 2015 ) = $412 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)
=8.84/-1.373
=

JC Penney Co Inc's share price for today is $8.84.
JC Penney Co Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2015 was -0.56 (Jul. 2014 ) + -0.62 (Oct. 2014 ) + 0 (Dec. 2014 ) + -0.193 (Jan. 2015 ) = $-1.37.

* 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

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15
ev2ebitda 6.807.775.103.045.396.1120.47-9.74-12.500.00

JC Penney Co Inc Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Dec13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Dec14Jan15Apr15
ev2ebitda -6.28-4.20-3.31-12.50-22.84300.7555.8219.1815.260.00
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