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Equifax Inc (NYSE:EFX)
EV-to-EBIT
23.36 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Equifax Inc's enterprise value is $20,231 Mil. Equifax Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $866 Mil. Therefore, Equifax Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 23.36.

EFX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1   Max: 25.4
Current: 23.36

8.1
25.4

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Equifax Inc was 25.40. The lowest was 8.10. And the median was 13.35.

EFX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. EFX: 23.36 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Equifax Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $19,119 Mil. Equifax Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $866 Mil. Equifax Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was 4.53%.


Definition

Equifax Inc's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=20230.750/866
=23.36

Equifax Inc's current Enterprise Value is $20,231 Mil.
Equifax Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 224.9 (Jun. 2016 ) + 214.5 (Sep. 2016 ) + 206.7 (Dec. 2016 ) + 219.9 (Mar. 2017 ) = $866 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).

Equifax Inc'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 )
=866/19118.7202
=4.53 %

Equifax Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $19,119 Mil.
Equifax Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 224.9 (Jun. 2016 ) + 214.5 (Sep. 2016 ) + 206.7 (Dec. 2016 ) + 219.9 (Mar. 2017 ) = $866 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.

Equifax Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebit 12.469.3512.7112.2012.0616.7016.1017.2520.4920.54

Equifax Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebit 17.2519.4419.7618.6220.4923.0523.6123.6820.5422.08
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