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Symantec Corp (NAS:SYMC)
EV/EBITDA
8.41 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Symantec Corp's enterprise value is $14,459 Mil. Symantec Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $1,731 Mil. Therefore, Symantec Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.41.

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, Symantec Corp's stock price is $23.78. Symantec Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $1.27. Therefore, Symantec Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 18.90.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=14458.912/1731
=8.35

Symantec Corp's current Enterprise Value is $14,459 Mil.
Symantec Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 401 (Jun. 2013 ) + 382 (Sep. 2013 ) + 517 (Dec. 2013 ) + 431 (Mar. 2014 ) = $1,731 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=23.78/1.271
=18.71

Symantec Corp's share price for today is $23.78.
Symantec Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.22 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.34 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.4 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.311 (Mar. 2014 ) = $1.27.

* 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.

Symantec Corp Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
ev2ebitda 11.9515.2410.008.830.007.149.285.568.736.83

Symantec Corp Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
ev2ebitda 6.565.564.235.275.308.737.889.188.466.83
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