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NorthWestern Corp (NYSE:NWE)
EV/EBITDA
11.62 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, NorthWestern Corp's enterprise value is $4,770 Mil. NorthWestern Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $411 Mil. Therefore, NorthWestern Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 11.62.

NWE' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9   Max: 63.9
Current: 11.62

5.9
63.9

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of NorthWestern Corp was 63.90. The lowest was 5.90. And the median was 8.90.

NWE's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
58% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.49 vs. NWE: 11.62 )

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, NorthWestern Corp's stock price is $56.57. NorthWestern Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $3.17. Therefore, NorthWestern Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 17.85.

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


Definition

NorthWestern Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=4770.111/410.518
=11.62

NorthWestern Corp's current Enterprise Value is $4,770 Mil.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. NorthWestern Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $411 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.

NorthWestern Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=56.57/3.17
=17.85

NorthWestern Corp's share price for today is $56.57.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. NorthWestern Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $3.17.

* 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.

NorthWestern Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 20.2711.796.637.958.228.898.6710.6715.0711.27

NorthWestern Corp Semi-Annual Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 12.1510.7215.0713.6911.6911.8611.2713.1312.7611.72
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