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3M Co (NYSE:MMM)
EV/EBITDA
13.20 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, 3M Co's enterprise value is $111,944 Mil. 3M Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $8,483 Mil. Therefore, 3M Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 13.20.

MMM' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7   Max: 13.5
Current: 13.18

5.7
13.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of 3M Co was 13.50. The lowest was 5.70. And the median was 9.50.

MMM's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
61% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.35 vs. MMM: 13.18 )

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, 3M Co's stock price is $168.63. 3M Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $7.78. Therefore, 3M Co's P/E Ratio for today is 21.67.

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


Definition

3M Co's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=111943.531/8483
=13.20

3M Co's current Enterprise Value is $111,944 Mil.
3M Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 2191 (Jun. 2015 ) + 2238 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1905 (Dec. 2015 ) + 2149 (Mar. 2016 ) = $8,483 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.

3M Co's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=168.63/7.78
=21.67

3M Co's share price for today is $168.63.
3M Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 2.02 (Jun. 2015 ) + 2.05 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1.66 (Dec. 2015 ) + 2.05 (Mar. 2016 ) = $7.78.

* 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.

3M Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 8.638.416.9310.218.887.898.4311.9112.6811.98

3M Co Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebitda 11.9111.4011.6711.2312.6812.6511.8811.3611.9813.02
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