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Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
EV/EBITDA
11.52 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Valspar Corp's enterprise value is $8,360 Mil. Valspar Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was $726 Mil. Therefore, Valspar Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 11.52.

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, Valspar Corp's stock price is $83.37. Valspar Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was $4.75. Therefore, Valspar Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 17.56.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=8359.657/725.571
=11.52

Valspar Corp's current Enterprise Value is $8,360 Mil.
Valspar Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was 178.335 (Jul. 2014 ) + 189.208 (Oct. 2014 ) + 182.222 (Jan. 2015 ) + 175.806 (Apr. 2015 ) = $726 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=83.37/4.748
=17.56

Valspar Corp's share price for today is $83.37.
Valspar Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was 1.14 (Jul. 2014 ) + 1.278 (Oct. 2014 ) + 1.24 (Jan. 2015 ) + 1.09 (Apr. 2015 ) = $4.75.

* 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.

Valspar Corp Annual Data

Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14
ev2ebitda 8.619.338.757.828.668.5773.8110.2812.6012.43

Valspar Corp Quarterly Data

Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15
ev2ebitda 12.0511.7311.9912.6012.5012.7112.7412.4311.6011.34
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