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Symantec Corp (NAS:SYMC)
EV-to-EBITDA
48.23 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Symantec Corp's enterprise value is $22,959 Mil. Symantec Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $476 Mil. Therefore, Symantec Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 48.23.

SYMC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.7   Max: 69.9
Current: 33.37

-2.7
69.9

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Symantec Corp was 69.90. The lowest was -2.70. And the median was 9.65.

SYMC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
75% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 14.91 vs. SYMC: 33.37 )

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, Symantec Corp's stock price is $31.27. Symantec Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-0.17. Therefore, Symantec 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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=22958.670/476
=48.23

Symantec Corp's current Enterprise Value is $22,959 Mil.
Symantec Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 196 (Jun. 2016 ) + 135 (Sep. 2016 ) + 145 (Dec. 2016 ) + 0 (Mar. 2017 ) = $476 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=31.27/-0.17
=

Symantec Corp's share price for today is $31.27.
Symantec Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.22 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.23 (Sep. 2016 ) + 0.07 (Dec. 2016 ) + -0.23 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-0.17.

* 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.

Symantec Corp Annual Data

Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16Mar17
ev2ebitda 8.83-2.198.779.285.508.7321.3113.789.6947.25

Symantec Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda 67.2113.7818.7825.1222.549.6912.0122.5223.7547.25
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