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American Capital Ltd (NAS:ACAS)
EV/EBITDA
15.16 (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 $4,852.5 Mil. American Capital Ltd's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $320.0 Mil. Therefore, American Capital Ltd's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 15.16.

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 $14.66. American Capital Ltd's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.76. Therefore, American Capital Ltd's P/E Ratio for today is 19.21.

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)
=4852.500/320
=15.16

American Capital Ltd's current Enterprise Value is $4,852.5 Mil.
American Capital Ltd's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -156 (Dec. 2013 ) + 95 (Mar. 2014 ) + 238 (Jun. 2014 ) + 143 (Sep. 2014 ) = $320.0 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)
=14.66/0.763
=19.21

American Capital Ltd's share price for today is $14.66.
American Capital Ltd's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -0.657 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.25 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.76 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.41 (Sep. 2014 ) = $0.76.

* 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

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 3.4214.6416.627.07-1.72-41.163.855.973.4515.37

American Capital Ltd Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 4.692.693.454.954.796.2915.37224.0422.3214.75
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