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American Capital Ltd (NAS:ACAS)
EV/EBITDA
-45.84 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, American Capital Ltd's enterprise value is $4,033.9 Mil. American Capital Ltd's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $-88.0 Mil. Therefore, American Capital Ltd's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -45.84.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of American Capital Ltd was 285.10. The lowest was -48.90. And the median was 7.10.

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, American Capital Ltd's stock price is $16.08. American Capital Ltd's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $-1.14. Therefore, American Capital Ltd'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

American Capital Ltd's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=4033.890/-88
=-45.84

American Capital Ltd's current Enterprise Value is $4,033.9 Mil.
American Capital Ltd's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 112 (Jun. 2015 ) + 17 (Sep. 2015 ) + -172 (Dec. 2015 ) + -45 (Mar. 2016 ) = $-88.0 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own 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.

American Capital Ltd's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=16.08/-1.141
=

American Capital Ltd's share price for today is $16.08.
American Capital Ltd's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.22 (Jun. 2015 ) + -0.14 (Sep. 2015 ) + -0.881 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.34 (Mar. 2016 ) = $-1.14.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own 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 own currency.

American Capital Ltd Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 16.877.25-1.72-6.094.615.976.3515.178.8663.38

American Capital Ltd Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebitda 15.17186.7622.0114.558.8610.6013.9820.68242.32-44.46
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