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TAL Education Group (NYSE:XRS)
EV/EBITDA
24.91 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, TAL Education Group's enterprise value is $1,964.2 Mil. TAL Education Group's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $78.9 Mil. Therefore, TAL Education Group's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 24.91.

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, TAL Education Group's stock price is $31.64. TAL Education Group's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $0.87. Therefore, TAL Education Group's P/E Ratio for today is 36.20.

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


Definition

TAL Education Group's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=1964.224/78.864
=24.91

TAL Education Group's current Enterprise Value is $1,964.2 Mil.
TAL Education Group's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was 11.893 (Nov. 2013 ) + 14.396 (Feb. 2014 ) + 16.122 (May. 2014 ) + 36.453 (Aug. 2014 ) = $78.9 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.

TAL Education Group's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=31.64/0.872
=36.28

TAL Education Group's share price for today is $31.64.
TAL Education Group's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was 0.16 (Nov. 2013 ) + 0.212 (Feb. 2014 ) + 0.16 (May. 2014 ) + 0.34 (Aug. 2014 ) = $0.87.

* 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.

TAL Education Group Annual Data

Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.000.0023.3027.5316.2126.68

TAL Education Group Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
ev2ebitda 22.7511.8114.5816.2124.5015.5024.5226.6818.4732.59
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