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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Symantec Corp's enterprise value is $18,171 Mil. Symantec Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $758 Mil. Therefore, Symantec Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 23.97.

SYMC' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.7   Max: 69.9
Current: 24.03

-2.7
69.9

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Symantec Corp was 69.90. The lowest was -2.70. And the median was 9.70.

SYMC's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.64 vs. SYMC: 24.03 )

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 $26.65. Symantec Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $3.30. Therefore, Symantec Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 8.08.

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)
=18171.122/758
=23.97

Symantec Corp's current Enterprise Value is $18,171 Mil.
Symantec Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 217 (Dec. 2015 ) + 210 (Mar. 2016 ) + 196 (Jun. 2016 ) + 135 (Sep. 2016 ) = $758 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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)
=26.65/3.3
=8.08

Symantec Corp's share price for today is $26.65.
Symantec Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.25 (Dec. 2015 ) + 3.06 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.22 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.23 (Sep. 2016 ) = $3.30.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Symantec Corp Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
ev2ebitda 9.988.83-2.198.779.285.508.7321.3113.839.71

Symantec Corp Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 23.2221.3767.2113.8318.8925.3322.659.7112.0922.70
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