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Western Digital Corp (NAS:WDC)
EV-to-EBITDA
12.61 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Western Digital Corp's enterprise value is $34,596 Mil. Western Digital Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $2,743 Mil. Therefore, Western Digital Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 12.61.

WDC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1   Max: 17.8
Current: 12.61

1
17.8

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Western Digital Corp was 17.80. The lowest was 1.00. And the median was 5.20.

WDC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 1819 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 12.06 vs. WDC: 12.61 )

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, Western Digital Corp's stock price is $93.34. Western Digital Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-1.26. Therefore, Western Digital 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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=34595.560/2743
=12.61

Western Digital Corp's current Enterprise Value is $34,596 Mil.
Western Digital Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 161 (Jun. 2016 ) + 473 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1040 (Dec. 2016 ) + 1069 (Mar. 2017 ) = $2,743 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=93.34/-1.26
=

Western Digital Corp's share price for today is $93.34.
Western Digital Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -1.61 (Jun. 2016 ) + -1.28 (Sep. 2016 ) + 0.8 (Dec. 2016 ) + 0.83 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-1.26.

* 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.

Western Digital Corp Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
ev2ebitda 5.164.964.622.273.792.484.926.215.6112.48

Western Digital Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda 7.866.335.616.094.613.7312.4817.1913.6811.37
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