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MetLife Inc (NYSE:MET)
EV/EBITDA
5.47 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, MetLife Inc's enterprise value is $61,492 Mil. MetLife Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $11,239 Mil. Therefore, MetLife Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 5.47.

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 $55.91. MetLife Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $6.15. Therefore, MetLife Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 9.09.

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)
=61491.580/11239
=5.47

MetLife Inc's current Enterprise Value is $61,492 Mil.
MetLife Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 2262 (Jun. 2014 ) + 3247 (Sep. 2014 ) + 2373 (Dec. 2014 ) + 3357 (Mar. 2015 ) = $11,239 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=55.91/6.149
=9.09

MetLife Inc's share price for today is $55.91.
MetLife Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 1.17 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1.81 (Sep. 2014 ) + 1.299 (Dec. 2014 ) + 1.87 (Mar. 2015 ) = $6.15.

* 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.

MetLife Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 10.1214.137.770.97-8.2510.733.049.0612.276.20

MetLife Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebitda 9.069.7337.6615.3312.2710.469.296.876.204.95
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