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3M Co (NYSE:MMM)
EV-to-EBIT
17.61 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, 3M Co's enterprise value is $127,540 Mil. 3M Co's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $7,241 Mil. Therefore, 3M Co's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 17.61.

MMM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9   Max: 18.2
Current: 17.61

6.9
18.2

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of 3M Co was 18.20. The lowest was 6.90. And the median was 11.40.

MMM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
98% of the 1949 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. MMM: 17.61 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). 3M Co's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $123,667 Mil. 3M Co's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $7,241 Mil. 3M Co's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was 5.86%.


Definition

3M Co's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=127540.181/7241
=17.61

3M Co's current Enterprise Value is $127,540 Mil.
3M Co's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 1873 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1912 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1674 (Dec. 2016 ) + 1782 (Mar. 2017 ) = $7,241 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).

3M Co'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 )
=7241/123666.9292
=5.86 %

3M Co's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $123,667 Mil.
3M Co's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 1873 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1912 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1674 (Dec. 2016 ) + 1782 (Mar. 2017 ) = $7,241 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.

3M Co Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebit 9.838.4312.6410.569.4610.0914.3415.0614.4515.94

3M Co Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebit 15.0615.1314.1713.5714.4515.7316.4016.3315.9417.09
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