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Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT)
EV/EBITDA
8.25 (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 $274,635 Mil. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $33,309 Mil. Therefore, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.25.

WMT' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6   Max: 10.7
Current: 8.24

6.6
10.7

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Wal-Mart Stores Inc was 10.70. The lowest was 6.60. And the median was 8.30.

WMT's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
69% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. WMT: 8.24 )

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 $73.68. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $4.53. Therefore, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 16.26.

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)
=274634.540/33309
=8.25

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's current Enterprise Value is $274,635 Mil.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was 8432 (Jul. 2015 ) + 8100 (Oct. 2015 ) + 9090 (Jan. 2016 ) + 7687 (Apr. 2016 ) = $33,309 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=73.68/4.53
=16.26

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's share price for today is $73.68.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was 1.08 (Jul. 2015 ) + 1.03 (Oct. 2015 ) + 1.44 (Jan. 2016 ) + 0.98 (Apr. 2016 ) = $4.53.

* 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.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
ev2ebitda 8.788.497.427.587.267.517.798.258.787.56

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
ev2ebitda 8.258.758.148.378.788.277.866.677.567.66
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