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Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT)
EV/EBITDA
7.86 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's enterprise value is $264,531 Mil. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $33,640 Mil. Therefore, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.86.

WMT' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6   Max: 10
Current: 7.94

6.6
10

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Wal-Mart Stores Inc was 10.00. The lowest was 6.60. And the median was 8.10.

WMT's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
72% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.41 vs. WMT: 7.94 )

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, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's stock price is $70.34. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $4.57. Therefore, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 15.39.

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


Definition

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=264531.074/33640
=7.86

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's current Enterprise Value is $264,531 Mil.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $33,640 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=70.34/4.57
=15.39

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's share price for today is $70.34.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $4.57.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
ev2ebitda 8.788.497.427.587.267.517.798.258.787.56

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Semi-Annual Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
ev2ebitda 8.148.378.788.277.866.677.567.657.997.96
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