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Sears Holdings Corp (NAS:SHLD)
EV/EBITDA
-9.28 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Sears Holdings Corp's enterprise value is $5,821 Mil. Sears Holdings Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was $-627 Mil. Therefore, Sears Holdings Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -9.28.

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, Sears Holdings Corp's stock price is $21.55. Sears Holdings Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was $-14.61. Therefore, Sears Holdings Corp'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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=5820.527/-627
=-9.28

Sears Holdings Corp's current Enterprise Value is $5,821 Mil.
Sears Holdings Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was -325 (Jul. 2014 ) + -243 (Oct. 2014 ) + -4 (Jan. 2015 ) + -55 (Apr. 2015 ) = $-627 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=21.55/-14.611
=

Sears Holdings Corp's share price for today is $21.55.
Sears Holdings Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was -5.073 (Jul. 2014 ) + -4.847 (Oct. 2014 ) + -1.841 (Jan. 2015 ) + -2.85 (Apr. 2015 ) = $-14.61.

* 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.

Sears Holdings Corp Annual Data

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15
ev2ebitda 5.155.755.496.014.875.59-19.28132.26478.99-8.71

Sears Holdings Corp Quarterly Data

Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15
ev2ebitda 132.26-15.29-14.91-15.89478.99-53.16-12.45-14.57-8.71-12.43
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