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Sears Holdings Corp (NAS:SHLD)
EV-to-EBITDA
-5.42 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Sears Holdings Corp's enterprise value is $5,175 Mil. Sears Holdings Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2017 was $-955 Mil. Therefore, Sears Holdings Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -5.42.

SHLD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -127.5   Max: 486.9
Current: -5.42

-127.5
486.9

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Sears Holdings Corp was 486.90. The lowest was -127.50. And the median was 4.70.

SHLD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.75 vs. SHLD: -5.42 )

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, Sears Holdings Corp's stock price is $8.83. Sears Holdings Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2017 was $-14.09. Therefore, Sears Holdings Corp's P/E Ratio for today is .

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


Definition

Sears Holdings Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=5175.150/-955
=-5.42

Sears Holdings Corp's current Enterprise Value is $5,175 Mil.
Sears Holdings Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2017 was -178 (Jul. 2016 ) + -533 (Oct. 2016 ) + -633 (Jan. 2017 ) + 389 (Apr. 2017 ) = $-955 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.

Sears Holdings Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=8.83/-14.09
=

Sears Holdings Corp's share price for today is $8.83.
Sears Holdings Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2017 was -3.7 (Jul. 2016 ) + -6.99 (Oct. 2016 ) + -5.68 (Jan. 2017 ) + 2.28 (Apr. 2017 ) = $-14.09.

* 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.

Sears Holdings Corp Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
ev2ebitda 5.496.015.174.88-9.4980.00484.95-8.77-7.38-3.01

Sears Holdings Corp Quarterly Data

Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17Apr17
ev2ebitda -8.77-12.54-40.41-37.74-7.38-6.10-3.95-3.51-3.01-5.57
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