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John Wiley & Sons Inc (NYSE:JW.A)
EV/EBITDA
12.08 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, John Wiley & Sons Inc's enterprise value is $3,765 Mil. John Wiley & Sons Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $312 Mil. Therefore, John Wiley & Sons Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 12.08.

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, John Wiley & Sons Inc's stock price is $60.09. John Wiley & Sons Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $2.70. Therefore, John Wiley & Sons Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 22.20.

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


Definition

John Wiley & Sons Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=3764.761/312.45
=12.05

John Wiley & Sons Inc's current Enterprise Value is $3,765 Mil.
John Wiley & Sons Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 62.983 (Jul. 2013 ) + 75.507 (Oct. 2013 ) + 99.727 (Jan. 2014 ) + 74.233 (Apr. 2014 ) = $312 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.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=60.09/2.699
=22.26

John Wiley & Sons Inc's share price for today is $60.09.
John Wiley & Sons Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 0.61 (Jul. 2013 ) + 0.61 (Oct. 2013 ) + 0.88 (Jan. 2014 ) + 0.599 (Apr. 2014 ) = $2.70.

* 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.

John Wiley & Sons Inc Annual Data

Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14
ev2ebitda 10.099.2710.7411.599.479.8510.157.898.6511.59

John Wiley & Sons Inc Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
ev2ebitda 8.707.899.229.457.798.6510.4511.9512.6411.59
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