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National Grid PLC (NYSE:NGG)
EV/EBITDA
10.21 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, National Grid PLC's enterprise value is $94,069 Mil. National Grid PLC's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $8,903 Mil. Therefore, National Grid PLC's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 10.21.

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, National Grid PLC's stock price is $76.56. National Grid PLC's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $5.54. Therefore, National Grid PLC's P/E Ratio for today is 13.00.

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


Definition

National Grid PLC's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=94068.809/8902.84757119
=10.57

National Grid PLC's current Enterprise Value is $94,069 Mil.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. National Grid PLC's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $8,903 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.

National Grid PLC's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=76.56/5.53601340034
=13.83

National Grid PLC's share price for today is $76.56.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. National Grid PLC's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $5.54.

* 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.

National Grid PLC Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
ev2ebitda 18.356.067.416.937.477.186.577.129.8110.10

National Grid PLC Semi-Annual Data

Sep09Mar10Sep10Mar11Sep11Mar12Sep12Mar13Sep13Mar14
ev2ebitda 0.007.188.006.578.867.128.959.810.0010.10
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