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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Symantec Corp's enterprise value is $10,340 Mil. Symantec Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $1,899 Mil. Therefore, Symantec Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 5.45.

SYMC' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.7   Max: 27.9
Current: 5.42

-2.7
27.9

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Symantec Corp was 27.90. The lowest was -2.70. And the median was 8.45.

SYMC's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
82% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. SYMC: 5.42 )

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 $16.67. Symantec Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $0.90. Therefore, Symantec Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 18.44.

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)
=10340.262/1899
=5.45

Symantec Corp's current Enterprise Value is $10,340 Mil.
Symantec Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 1128 (Mar. 2015 ) + 295 (Jun. 2015 ) + 308 (Sep. 2015 ) + 168 (Dec. 2015 ) = $1,899 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)
=16.67/0.904
=18.44

Symantec Corp's share price for today is $16.67.
Symantec Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 0.254 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.17 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.23 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.25 (Dec. 2015 ) = $0.90.

* 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 15.2010.008.83-2.198.779.285.508.736.876.73

Symantec Corp Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
ev2ebitda 9.188.466.877.857.8411.386.737.156.437.24
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