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American Capital Ltd (NAS:ACAS)
EV/EBITDA
29.51 (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 $2,744.2 Mil. American Capital Ltd's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $93.0 Mil. Therefore, American Capital Ltd's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 29.51.

ACAS' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.2   Max: 285.1
Current: 29.51

-68.2
285.1

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of American Capital Ltd was 285.10. The lowest was -68.20. And the median was 5.70.

ACAS's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
77% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.04 vs. ACAS: 29.51 )

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 $17.44. American Capital Ltd's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-0.09. 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)
=2744.246/93
=29.51

American Capital Ltd's current Enterprise Value is $2,744.2 Mil.
American Capital Ltd's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -172 (Dec. 2015 ) + -45 (Mar. 2016 ) + 146 (Jun. 2016 ) + 164 (Sep. 2016 ) = $93.0 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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)
=17.44/-0.09
=

American Capital Ltd's share price for today is $17.44.
American Capital Ltd's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -0.85 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.34 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.47 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.63 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-0.09.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

American Capital Ltd Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 16.877.25-1.72-41.163.853.523.4615.378.89242.32

American Capital Ltd Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 22.5414.688.8910.6713.9820.68242.32-44.46-60.5627.85
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