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Western Digital Corp (NAS:WDC)
EV/EBITDA
2.70 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Western Digital Corp's enterprise value is $6,867 Mil. Western Digital Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $2,541 Mil. Therefore, Western Digital Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 2.70.

WDC' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3   Max: 13.2
Current: 3.16

1.3
13.2

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Western Digital Corp was 13.20. The lowest was 1.30. And the median was 6.60.

WDC's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
90% of the 2226 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. WDC: 3.16 )

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, Western Digital Corp's stock price is $40.18. Western Digital Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $5.62. Therefore, Western Digital Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 7.15.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=6867.239/2541
=2.70

Western Digital Corp's current Enterprise Value is $6,867 Mil.
Western Digital Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 760 (Dec. 2014 ) + 709 (Mar. 2015 ) + 509 (Jun. 2015 ) + 563 (Sep. 2015 ) = $2,541 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=40.18/5.62
=7.15

Western Digital Corp's share price for today is $40.18.
Western Digital Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 1.84 (Dec. 2014 ) + 1.63 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.94 (Jun. 2015 ) + 1.21 (Sep. 2015 ) = $5.62.

* 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.

Western Digital Corp Annual Data

Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15
ev2ebitda 9.326.696.596.882.874.954.445.107.946.90

Western Digital Corp Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
ev2ebitda 5.257.378.047.948.6510.278.226.907.580.00
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