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American Capital Ltd (NAS:ACAS)
EV/EBITDA
22.87 (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 $6,153.2 Mil. American Capital Ltd's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $269.0 Mil. Therefore, American Capital Ltd's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 22.87.

ACAS' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.1   Max: 196.3
Current: 16.84

-45.1
196.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of American Capital Ltd was 196.30. The lowest was -45.10. And the median was 7.20.

ACAS's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
92% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.71 vs. ACAS: 16.84 )

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 $15.66. American Capital Ltd's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $0.27. Therefore, American Capital Ltd's P/E Ratio for today is 59.09.

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)
=6153.229/269
=22.87

American Capital Ltd's current Enterprise Value is $6,153.2 Mil.
American Capital Ltd's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 80 (Dec. 2014 ) + 60 (Mar. 2015 ) + 112 (Jun. 2015 ) + 17 (Sep. 2015 ) = $269.0 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)
=15.66/0.265
=59.09

American Capital Ltd's share price for today is $15.66.
American Capital Ltd's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.135 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.05 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.22 (Jun. 2015 ) + -0.14 (Sep. 2015 ) = $0.27.

* 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

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
ev2ebitda 6.2615.17186.7622.0114.558.8610.6013.9820.6863.38
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