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MetLife Inc (NYSE:MET)
EV-to-EBITDA
50.64 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, MetLife Inc's enterprise value is $50,945 Mil. MetLife Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,006 Mil. Therefore, MetLife Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 50.64.

MET' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.1   Max: 93.3
Current: 50.64

-34.1
93.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of MetLife Inc was 93.30. The lowest was -34.10. And the median was 8.00.

MET's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 10.79 vs. MET: 50.64 )

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, MetLife Inc's stock price is $52.01. MetLife Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $0.61. Therefore, MetLife Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 85.26.

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


Definition

MetLife Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=50945.235/1006
=50.64

MetLife Inc's current Enterprise Value is $50,945 Mil.
MetLife Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 3234 (Mar. 2016 ) + 206 (Jun. 2016 ) + 840 (Sep. 2016 ) + -3274 (Dec. 2016 ) = $1,006 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.

MetLife Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=52.01/0.61
=85.26

MetLife Inc's share price for today is $52.01.
MetLife Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 1.98 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.06 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.51 (Sep. 2016 ) + -1.94 (Dec. 2016 ) = $0.61.

* 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.

MetLife Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 7.650.97-8.2510.733.049.3112.276.186.0753.11

MetLife Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 6.876.184.955.814.986.075.235.037.2453.11
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