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JC Penney Co Inc (NYSE:JCP)
EV/EBITDA
12.91 (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 $6,725 Mil. JC Penney Co Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $521 Mil. Therefore, JC Penney Co Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 12.91.

JCP' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.4   Max: 160.6
Current: 22.49

-45.4
160.6

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of JC Penney Co Inc was 160.60. The lowest was -45.40. And the median was 11.20.

JCP's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
90% of the 1157 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.85 vs. JCP: 22.49 )

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 $6.99. JC Penney Co Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $-1.65. 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)
=6725.322/521
=12.91

JC Penney Co Inc's current Enterprise Value is $6,725 Mil.
JC Penney Co Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was 220 (Jan. 2015 ) + 79 (Apr. 2015 ) + 115 (Jul. 2015 ) + 107 (Oct. 2015 ) = $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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=6.99/-1.65
=

JC Penney Co Inc's share price for today is $6.99.
JC Penney Co Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was -0.2 (Jan. 2015 ) + -0.55 (Apr. 2015 ) + -0.45 (Jul. 2015 ) + -0.45 (Oct. 2015 ) = $-1.65.

* 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 11.0613.238.064.489.6911.0223.27-36.23-6.9661.04

JC Penney Co Inc Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
ev2ebitda -11.96-7.14-6.96-12.03-29.8067.3161.0425.2923.0224.69
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