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Westell Technologies Inc (NAS:WSTL)
EV-to-EBIT
-3.57 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Westell Technologies Inc's enterprise value is $57.23 Mil. Westell Technologies Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-16.05 Mil. Therefore, Westell Technologies Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is -3.57.

WSTL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.1   Max: 90.7
Current: -3.55

-63.1
90.7

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Westell Technologies Inc was 90.70. The lowest was -63.10. And the median was -0.40.

WSTL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.56 vs. WSTL: -3.55 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Westell Technologies Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $50.88 Mil. Westell Technologies Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-16.05 Mil. Westell Technologies Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was -31.55%.


Definition

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

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=57.232/-16.053
=-3.57

Westell Technologies Inc's current Enterprise Value is $57.23 Mil.
Westell Technologies Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -7.783 (Jun. 2016 ) + -5.876 (Sep. 2016 ) + -1.782 (Dec. 2016 ) + -0.612 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-16.05 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).

Westell Technologies 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 )
=-16.053/50.882
=-31.55 %

Westell Technologies Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $50.88 Mil.
Westell Technologies Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -7.783 (Jun. 2016 ) + -5.876 (Sep. 2016 ) + -1.782 (Dec. 2016 ) + -0.612 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-16.05 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.

Westell Technologies Inc Annual Data

Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16Mar17
ev2ebit -1.821.629.9324.86-3.34-6.74-94.24-1.63-5.41-3.17

Westell Technologies Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebit -2.19-1.63-1.07-1.71-3.84-5.41-2.31-1.35-2.10-3.17
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