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KLA-Tencor Corp (NAS:KLAC)
EV-to-EBITDA
12.04 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, KLA-Tencor Corp's enterprise value is $16,352 Mil. KLA-Tencor Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $1,358 Mil. Therefore, KLA-Tencor Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 12.04.

KLAC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -190.3   Max: 59.8
Current: 12.04

-190.3
59.8

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of KLA-Tencor Corp was 59.80. The lowest was -190.30. And the median was 10.10.

KLAC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.47 vs. KLAC: 12.04 )

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today, KLA-Tencor Corp's stock price is $102.71. KLA-Tencor Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $5.99. Therefore, KLA-Tencor Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 17.15.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

KLA-Tencor Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=16352.383/1357.818
=12.04

KLA-Tencor Corp's current Enterprise Value is $16,352 Mil.
KLA-Tencor Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 374.264 (Jun. 2016 ) + 267.374 (Sep. 2016 ) + 352.361 (Dec. 2016 ) + 363.819 (Mar. 2017 ) = $1,358 Mil.

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


Explanation

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

KLA-Tencor Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=102.71/5.99
=17.15

KLA-Tencor Corp's share price for today is $102.71.
KLA-Tencor Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 1.73 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1.13 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1.52 (Dec. 2016 ) + 1.61 (Mar. 2017 ) = $5.99.

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

Study has found that the companies with the lowest EV/EBITDA outperforms companies measured as cheap by other ratios such as P/E Ratio.

Please read Which price ratio outperforms the enterprise multiple?


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization, P/E Ratio


Historical Data

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

KLA-Tencor Corp Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
ev2ebitda 11.289.02-8.799.004.385.738.4711.0315.5911.44

KLA-Tencor Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda 18.7217.1115.5912.9713.6313.5611.4410.1010.1411.16
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