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Sears Holdings Corp (NAS:SHLD)
EV/EBITDA
-38.10 (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 $4,495 Mil. Sears Holdings Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $-118 Mil. Therefore, Sears Holdings Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -38.10.

SHLD' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.2   Max: 550.2
Current: -38.5

-53.2
550.2

During the past 12 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Sears Holdings Corp was 550.20. The lowest was -53.20. And the median was 5.60.

SHLD's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
100% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. SHLD: -38.50 )

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 $17.40. Sears Holdings Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $-6.77. 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)
=4495.382/-118
=-38.10

Sears Holdings Corp's current Enterprise Value is $4,495 Mil.
Sears Holdings Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was -4 (Jan. 2015 ) + -55 (Apr. 2015 ) + 212 (Jul. 2015 ) + -271 (Oct. 2015 ) = $-118 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)
=17.40/-6.766
=

Sears Holdings Corp's share price for today is $17.40.
Sears Holdings Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was -1.496 (Jan. 2015 ) + -2.85 (Apr. 2015 ) + 1.84 (Jul. 2015 ) + -4.26 (Oct. 2015 ) = $-6.77.

* 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 5.155.755.496.014.875.59-19.28132.25479.03-8.71

Sears Holdings Corp Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
ev2ebitda -14.91-15.89479.03-53.16-12.45-14.57-8.71-12.45-39.63-43.96
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