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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Symantec Corp's enterprise value is $15,076 Mil. Symantec Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $1,611 Mil. Therefore, Symantec Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 9.36.

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 $24.73. Symantec Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $1.26. Therefore, Symantec Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 19.56.

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)
=15076.082/1611
=9.36

Symantec Corp's current Enterprise Value is $15,076 Mil.
Symantec Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 442 (Jun. 2014 ) + 463 (Sep. 2014 ) + 439 (Dec. 2014 ) + 267 (Mar. 2015 ) = $1,611 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)
=24.73/1.264
=19.56

Symantec Corp's share price for today is $24.73.
Symantec Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 0.34 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.35 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.32 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.254 (Mar. 2015 ) = $1.26.

* 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

Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15
ev2ebitda 15.2410.008.83-2.198.789.245.568.736.870.00

Symantec Corp Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebitda 5.308.737.889.188.466.877.857.849.050.00
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