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Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR)
EV-to-EBITDA
4.10 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Pier 1 Imports Inc's enterprise value is $483 Mil. Pier 1 Imports Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was $118 Mil. Therefore, Pier 1 Imports Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 4.10.

PIR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -303.9   Max: 2266.4
Current: 4.13

-303.9
2266.4

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Pier 1 Imports Inc was 2266.40. The lowest was -303.90. And the median was 7.00.

PIR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
73% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.23 vs. PIR: 4.13 )

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, Pier 1 Imports Inc's stock price is $5.25. Pier 1 Imports Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was $0.38. Therefore, Pier 1 Imports Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 13.82.

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


Definition

Pier 1 Imports Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=482.874/117.836
=4.10

Pier 1 Imports Inc's current Enterprise Value is $483 Mil.
Pier 1 Imports Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was 8.406 (May. 2016 ) + 11.143 (Aug. 2016 ) + 37.484 (Nov. 2016 ) + 60.803 (Feb. 2017 ) = $118 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.

Pier 1 Imports Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=5.25/0.38
=13.82

Pier 1 Imports Inc's share price for today is $5.25.
Pier 1 Imports Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was -0.07 (May. 2016 ) + -0.05 (Aug. 2016 ) + 0.17 (Nov. 2016 ) + 0.33 (Feb. 2017 ) = $0.38.

* 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.

Pier 1 Imports Inc Annual Data

Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16Feb17
ev2ebitda -23.22-0.696.216.258.218.978.266.593.805.15

Pier 1 Imports Inc Quarterly Data

Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16Nov16Feb17
ev2ebitda 7.466.597.316.784.973.804.855.615.765.15
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