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The Wendy's Co (NAS:WEN)
EV/EBITDA
10.54 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, The Wendy's Co's enterprise value is $5,145 Mil. The Wendy's Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $488 Mil. Therefore, The Wendy's Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 10.54.

WEN' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.6   Max: 32.2
Current: 10.53

-21.6
32.2

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of The Wendy's Co was 32.20. The lowest was -21.60. And the median was 10.80.

WEN's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
65% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. WEN: 10.53 )

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, The Wendy's Co's stock price is $11.28. The Wendy's Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $0.52. Therefore, The Wendy's Co's P/E Ratio for today is 21.57.

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


Definition

The Wendy's Co's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=5144.607/488.286
=10.54

The Wendy's Co's current Enterprise Value is $5,145 Mil.
The Wendy's Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 89.389 (Mar. 2015 ) + 99.204 (Jun. 2015 ) + 96.062 (Sep. 2015 ) + 203.631 (Dec. 2015 ) = $488 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.

The Wendy's Co's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=11.28/0.523
=21.57

The Wendy's Co's share price for today is $11.28.
The Wendy's Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 0.07 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.11 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.03 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.313 (Dec. 2015 ) = $0.52.

* 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.

The Wendy's Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 13.3610.49-7.8011.059.8810.4511.8912.9611.0210.33

The Wendy's Co Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
ev2ebitda 13.9812.9611.2810.079.7611.0214.3814.6912.2010.33
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