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National Oilwell Varco Inc (NYSE:NOV)
EV-to-EBITDA
-8.35 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, National Oilwell Varco Inc's enterprise value is $15,160 Mil. National Oilwell Varco Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-1,815 Mil. Therefore, National Oilwell Varco Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -8.35.

NOV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.9   Max: 61.6
Current: -8.35

-30.9
61.6

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of National Oilwell Varco Inc was 61.60. The lowest was -30.90. And the median was 7.00.

NOV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.53 vs. NOV: -8.35 )

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 Oilwell Varco Inc's stock price is $34.97. National Oilwell Varco Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-6.40. Therefore, National Oilwell Varco Inc's P/E Ratio for today is .

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


Definition

National Oilwell Varco Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=15159.591/-1815
=-8.35

National Oilwell Varco Inc's current Enterprise Value is $15,160 Mil.
National Oilwell Varco Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -36 (Mar. 2016 ) + -130 (Jun. 2016 ) + -1043 (Sep. 2016 ) + -606 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-1,815 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.

National Oilwell Varco Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=34.97/-6.4
=

National Oilwell Varco Inc's share price for today is $34.97.
National Oilwell Varco Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.32 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.58 (Jun. 2016 ) + -3.62 (Sep. 2016 ) + -1.88 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-6.40.

* 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.

National Oilwell Varco Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 9.912.515.457.856.566.557.576.2155.52-8.82

National Oilwell Varco Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 7.206.215.155.715.8955.52-27.23-11.69-5.86-8.82
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