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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, MetLife Inc's enterprise value is $65,685 Mil. MetLife Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $8,928 Mil. Therefore, MetLife Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.36.

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 $54.87. MetLife Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $4.89. Therefore, MetLife Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 11.22.

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)
=65684.600/8928
=7.36

MetLife Inc's current Enterprise Value is $65,685 Mil.
MetLife Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 1593 (Dec. 2013 ) + 1826 (Mar. 2014 ) + 2262 (Jun. 2014 ) + 3247 (Sep. 2014 ) = $8,928 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)
=54.87/4.891
=11.22

MetLife Inc's share price for today is $54.87.
MetLife Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.771 (Dec. 2013 ) + 1.14 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1.17 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1.81 (Sep. 2014 ) = $4.89.

* 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

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 9.8210.1214.137.770.97-8.2510.733.049.0612.27

MetLife Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 1.906.959.069.7337.6615.3312.2711.049.707.13
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