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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Symantec Corp's enterprise value is $16,619 Mil. Symantec Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $1,853 Mil. Therefore, Symantec Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.97.

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 $26.54. Symantec Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $1.40. Therefore, Symantec Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 18.94.

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)
=16618.513/1853
=8.97

Symantec Corp's current Enterprise Value is $16,619 Mil.
Symantec Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 517 (Dec. 2013 ) + 431 (Mar. 2014 ) + 442 (Jun. 2014 ) + 463 (Sep. 2014 ) = $1,853 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)
=26.54/1.401
=18.94

Symantec Corp's share price for today is $26.54.
Symantec Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.4 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.311 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.34 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.35 (Sep. 2014 ) = $1.40.

* 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 11.9515.2410.008.83-2.198.779.285.568.736.87

Symantec Corp Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 4.235.275.308.737.889.188.466.877.857.84
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