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Encana Corp (NYSE:ECA)
EV-to-EBIT
-96.57 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Encana Corp's enterprise value is $11,974 Mil. Encana Corp's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-124 Mil. Therefore, Encana Corp's EV/EBIT ratio for today is -96.57.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Encana Corp was 47.50. The lowest was -156.10. And the median was 4.75.

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Encana Corp's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $15,361 Mil. Encana Corp's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-124 Mil. Encana Corp's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was -0.81%.


Definition

Encana Corp's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=11974.172/-124
=-96.57

Encana Corp's current Enterprise Value is $11,974 Mil.
Encana Corp's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -961 (Jun. 2016 ) + 478 (Sep. 2016 ) + -163 (Dec. 2016 ) + 522 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-124 Mil.

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


Explanation

This is a more accurate valuation of companies' operation because it consider the debt and cash on its balance sheet, and non-operating items such as interest payment, tax, and one-time items are not included in the Operating Income.

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt).

Encana Corp's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Mar. 2017 )=EBIT (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Mar. 2017 )
=-124/15360.5326
=-0.81 %

Encana Corp's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $15,361 Mil.
Encana Corp's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -961 (Jun. 2016 ) + 478 (Sep. 2016 ) + -163 (Dec. 2016 ) + 522 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-124 Mil.

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


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt), Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)


Historical Data

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

Encana Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebit 6.823.1710.077.3144.77-4.3434.753.54-1.42-12.75

Encana Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebit 3.548.16-15.04-2.03-1.42-1.99-2.91-7.02-12.75-156.13
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