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Sonic Corp  (NAS:SONC) EV-to-EBITDA: 10.68 (As of Today)

EV-to-EBITDA is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Sonic Corp's enterprise value is $1,690.8 Mil. Sonic Corp's EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2017 was $158.3 Mil. Therefore, Sonic Corp's EV-to-EBITDA for today is 10.68.

NAS:SONC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7   Max: 15.3
Current: 10.7

5.7
15.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV-to-EBITDA of Sonic Corp was 15.30. The lowest was 5.70. And the median was 10.40.

NAS:SONC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
69% of the 269 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.53 vs. NAS:SONC: 10.70 )

EV-to-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 PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today, Sonic Corp's stock price is $26.76. Sonic Corp's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2017 was $1.47. Therefore, Sonic Corp's PE Ratio for today is 18.20.

The "classic" EV-to-EBITDA is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the PE Ratio.


Historical Data

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

* Premium members only.

Sonic Corp Annual Data

Aug08 Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17
EV-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 9.94 11.06 11.15 11.33 9.56

Sonic Corp Quarterly Data

Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Feb14 May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17
EV-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 10.75 10.21 11.33 9.56 10.62

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Calculation

Sonic Corp's EV-to-EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV-to-EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/EBITDA (TTM)
=1690.829/158.294
=10.68

Sonic Corp's current Enterprise Value is $1,690.8 Mil.
Sonic Corp's EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2017 was 32.623 (Feb. 2017 ) + 45.252 (May. 2017 ) + 48.223 (Aug. 2017 ) + 32.196 (Nov. 2017 ) = $158.3 Mil.

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


Explanation

EV-to-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 PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

Sonic Corp's PE Ratio for today is calculated as:

PE Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=26.76/1.47
=18.20

Sonic Corp's share price for today is $26.76.
Sonic Corp's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2017 was 0.25 (Feb. 2017 ) + 0.44 (May. 2017 ) + 0.49 (Aug. 2017 ) + 0.29 (Nov. 2017 ) = $1.47.

* 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-to-EBITDA outperforms companies measured as cheap by other ratios such as PE Ratio.

Please read Which price ratio outperforms the enterprise multiple?


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