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American Capital Ltd (NAS:ACAS)
EV/EBITDA
-65.67 (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 $3,546.3 Mil. American Capital Ltd's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $-54.0 Mil. Therefore, American Capital Ltd's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -65.67.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of American Capital Ltd was 284.80. The lowest was -69.80. And the median was 6.30.

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 $16.91. American Capital Ltd's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $-0.86. 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)
=3546.285/-54
=-65.67

American Capital Ltd's current Enterprise Value is $3,546.3 Mil.
American Capital Ltd's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 17 (Sep. 2015 ) + -172 (Dec. 2015 ) + -45 (Mar. 2016 ) + 146 (Jun. 2016 ) = $-54.0 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)
=16.91/-0.86
=

American Capital Ltd's share price for today is $16.91.
American Capital Ltd's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was -0.14 (Sep. 2015 ) + -0.85 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.34 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.47 (Jun. 2016 ) = $-0.86.

* 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 16.877.25-1.72-41.164.615.973.4615.378.89242.09

American Capital Ltd Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
ev2ebitda 249.0122.5414.688.8910.6013.9820.68242.09-44.46-60.56
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