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Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR)
EV/EBITDA
8.61 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Pier 1 Imports Inc's enterprise value is $1,699 Mil. Pier 1 Imports Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was $197 Mil. Therefore, Pier 1 Imports Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.61.

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, Pier 1 Imports Inc's stock price is $16.81. Pier 1 Imports Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was $0.87. Therefore, Pier 1 Imports Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 19.34.

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


Definition

Pier 1 Imports Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=1699.154/197.318
=8.61

Pier 1 Imports Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,699 Mil.
Pier 1 Imports Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was 82.84 (Feb. 2014 ) + 38.136 (May. 2014 ) + 30.007 (Aug. 2014 ) + 46.335 (Nov. 2014 ) = $197 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.

Pier 1 Imports Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=16.81/0.869
=19.34

Pier 1 Imports Inc's share price for today is $16.81.
Pier 1 Imports Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was 0.409 (Feb. 2014 ) + 0.16 (May. 2014 ) + 0.1 (Aug. 2014 ) + 0.2 (Nov. 2014 ) = $0.87.

* 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.

Pier 1 Imports Inc Annual Data

Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14
ev2ebitda 8.1521.60-4.12-23.17-0.686.246.318.339.088.31

Pier 1 Imports Inc Quarterly Data

Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14
ev2ebitda 8.898.959.089.139.038.718.317.737.877.28
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