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Viacom Inc (NAS:VIAB)
EV-to-EBIT
12.08 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Viacom Inc's enterprise value is $25,841 Mil. Viacom Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $2,139 Mil. Therefore, Viacom Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 12.08.

VIAB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9   Max: 15.3
Current: 12.08

5.9
15.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Viacom Inc was 15.30. The lowest was 5.90. And the median was 10.80.

VIAB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. VIAB: 12.08 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Viacom Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $30,271 Mil. Viacom Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $2,139 Mil. Viacom Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was 7.07%.


Definition

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

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=25841.482/2139
=12.08

Viacom Inc's current Enterprise Value is $25,841 Mil.
Viacom Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 769 (Jun. 2016 ) + 332 (Sep. 2016 ) + 706 (Dec. 2016 ) + 332 (Mar. 2017 ) = $2,139 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).

Viacom 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 )
=2139/30270.944
=7.07 %

Viacom Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $30,271 Mil.
Viacom Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 769 (Jun. 2016 ) + 332 (Sep. 2016 ) + 706 (Dec. 2016 ) + 332 (Mar. 2017 ) = $2,139 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.

Viacom Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
ev2ebit 12.8611.638.208.709.108.9412.2910.699.4711.32

Viacom Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebit 10.6912.4811.979.479.858.439.4311.3211.3614.55
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