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Nordstrom is Among the Companies in the Department Stores Industry With the Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio (JWN, M, JCP, KSS, DDS)

By James Quinn

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.

Nordstrom ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 6.96. Macy's is next with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 5.27. JC Penney ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 5.19.

Kohl's follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 4.79, and Dillard's rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 4.02.

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Ticker(s): JWN M JCP KSS DDS