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FedEx Corp. (FDX)


Enterprise Value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA)

Difficulty: Intermediate


Earnings before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA)

FedEx Corp., EBITDA calculation

USD $ in millions

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12 months ended May 31, 2019 May 31, 2018 May 31, 2017 May 31, 2016 May 31, 2015 May 31, 2014
Net income 540  4,572  2,997  1,820  1,050  2,097 
Add: Income tax expense 115  (219) 1,582  920  577  1,192 
Earnings before tax (EBT) 655  4,353  4,579  2,740  1,627  3,289 
Add: Interest expense 588  558  512  336  235  160 
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) 1,243  4,911  5,091  3,076  1,862  3,449 
Add: Depreciation and amortization 3,353  3,095  2,995  2,631  2,611  2,587 
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) 4,596  8,006  8,086  5,707  4,473  6,036 

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-07-16), 10-K (filing date: 2018-07-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-07-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-07-18), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-14), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-14).

Item Description The company
EBITDA To calculate EBITDA analysts start with net earnings. To that earnings number, interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization are added. EBITDA as a pre-interest number is a flow to all providers of capital. FedEx Corp.’s EBITDA declined from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Enterprise Value to EBITDA Ratio, Current

FedEx Corp., current EV/EBITDA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Enterprise value (EV) 56,551 
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) 4,596 
Ratio
EV/EBITDA 12.30
Benchmarks
EV/EBITDA, Competitors1
CSX Corp. 10.48
Union Pacific Corp. 12.96
United Parcel Service Inc. 13.36
EV/EBITDA, Sector
Industrial Transportation 11.16
EV/EBITDA, Industry
Industrials 15.10

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-07-16).

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If company EV/EBITDA is lower then the EV/EBITDA of benchmark then company is relatively undervalued.

Otherwise, if company EV/EBITDA is higher then the EV/EBITDA of benchmark then company is relatively overvalued.


Enterprise Value to EBITDA Ratio, Historical

FedEx Corp., historical EV/EBITDA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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May 31, 2019 May 31, 2018 May 31, 2017 May 31, 2016 May 31, 2015 May 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Enterprise value (EV)1 59,545  74,531  68,766  53,019  51,868  44,948 
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)2 4,596  8,006  8,086  5,707  4,473  6,036 
Ratio
EV/EBITDA3 12.96 9.31 8.50 9.29 11.60 7.45
Benchmarks
EV/EBITDA, Competitors4
CSX Corp. 11.03 11.67 11.85 6.65 9.37
Union Pacific Corp. 12.78 10.98 10.74 7.42 10.85
United Parcel Service Inc. 12.89 11.18 13.60 9.83 14.37
EV/EBITDA, Sector
Industrial Transportation 11.67 10.54 11.43 8.73 10.74
EV/EBITDA, Industry
Industrials 15.02 15.26 13.29 11.89 11.61

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-07-16), 10-K (filing date: 2018-07-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-07-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-07-18), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-14), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-14).

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3 2019 Calculation
EV/EBITDA = EV ÷ EBITDA
= 59,545 ÷ 4,596 = 12.96

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Ratio Description The company
EV/EBITDA EV/EBITDA is a valuation indicator for the overall company rather than common stock. FedEx Corp.’s EV/EBITDA ratio increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.