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J.C. Penney Co is Among the Companies in the Department Stores Industry With the Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio (JCP, JWN, KSS, DDS, M)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Department Stores industry with the highest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

J.C. Penney Co ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 6.41. Following is Nordstrom Inc with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 6.34. Kohls Corp ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 5.78.

Dillards Inc-A follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 5.27, and Macy'S Inc rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 5.11.

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Keywords: highest ev/ebitda ratio j.c. penney co nordstrom inc kohls corp dillards inc-a macy's inc

Ticker(s): JCP JWN KSS DDS M