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KLA-Tencor Corp (NAS:KLAC)
EV/EBITDA
11.74 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, KLA-Tencor Corp's enterprise value is $13,273 Mil. KLA-Tencor Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $1,131 Mil. Therefore, KLA-Tencor Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 11.74.

KLAC' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -190.3   Max: 78.9
Current: 11.67

-190.3
78.9

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of KLA-Tencor Corp was 78.90. The lowest was -190.30. And the median was 10.40.

KLAC's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
55% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.75 vs. KLAC: 11.67 )

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, KLA-Tencor Corp's stock price is $81.56. KLA-Tencor Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $4.96. Therefore, KLA-Tencor Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 16.44.

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


Definition

KLA-Tencor Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=13273.302/1130.787
=11.74

KLA-Tencor Corp's current Enterprise Value is $13,273 Mil.
KLA-Tencor Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 232.543 (Dec. 2015 ) + 256.606 (Mar. 2016 ) + 374.264 (Jun. 2016 ) + 267.374 (Sep. 2016 ) = $1,131 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

KLA-Tencor Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=81.56/4.96
=16.44

KLA-Tencor Corp's share price for today is $81.56.
KLA-Tencor Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.98 (Dec. 2015 ) + 1.12 (Mar. 2016 ) + 1.73 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1.13 (Sep. 2016 ) = $4.96.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

KLA-Tencor Corp Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
ev2ebitda 11.289.02-8.799.514.385.738.9311.5716.6511.44

KLA-Tencor Corp Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 11.5713.6519.9018.3216.6513.7813.9613.5611.4410.10
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