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Viacom Inc (NAS:VIA)
EV/EBITDA
3.63 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Viacom Inc's enterprise value is $29,862 Mil. Viacom Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $8,235 Mil. Therefore, Viacom Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 3.63.

VIA' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2   Max: 8.6
Current: 3.61

2.2
8.6

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Viacom Inc was 8.60. The lowest was 2.20. And the median was 4.60.

VIA's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. VIA: 3.61 )

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, Viacom Inc's stock price is $44.83. Viacom Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $5.57. Therefore, Viacom Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 8.05.

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


Definition

Viacom Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=29861.593/8235
=3.63

Viacom Inc's current Enterprise Value is $29,862 Mil.
Viacom Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 2034 (Jun. 2015 ) + 2559 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1922 (Dec. 2015 ) + 1720 (Mar. 2016 ) = $8,235 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.

Viacom Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=44.83/5.57
=8.05

Viacom Inc's share price for today is $44.83.
Viacom Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 1.47 (Jun. 2015 ) + 2.21 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1.13 (Dec. 2015 ) + 0.76 (Mar. 2016 ) = $5.57.

* 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.

Viacom Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
ev2ebitda 6.064.952.563.433.813.814.105.485.143.57

Viacom Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebitda 5.074.415.665.145.044.814.683.573.643.65
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