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Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI)
EV/EBITDA
15.88 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Arch Coal Inc's enterprise value is \$4,399 Mil. Arch Coal Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was \$277 Mil. Therefore, Arch Coal Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 15.88.

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, Arch Coal Inc's stock price is \$1.04. Arch Coal Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was \$-2.64. Therefore, Arch Coal Inc'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

Arch Coal Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

 EV/EBITDA = Enterprise Value (Today) / Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM) = 4399.123 / 276.975 = 15.88

Arch Coal Inc's current Enterprise Value is \$4,399 Mil.
Arch Coal Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 33.144 (Mar. 2014 ) + 68.695 (Jun. 2014 ) + 71.804 (Sep. 2014 ) + 103.332 (Dec. 2014 ) = \$277 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.

Arch Coal Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

 P/E Ratio = Share Price (Today) / Earnings Per Share (TTM) = 1.04 / -2.641 =

Arch Coal Inc's share price for today is \$1.04.
Arch Coal Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was -0.59 (Mar. 2014 ) + -0.46 (Jun. 2014 ) + -0.46 (Sep. 2014 ) + -1.131 (Dec. 2014 ) = \$-2.64.

* 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?

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Historical Data

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

Arch Coal Inc Annual Data

 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 ev2ebitda 20.35 10.20 16.37 4.45 12.26 10.25 8.10 -25.33 -19.64 16.45

Arch Coal Inc Quarterly Data

 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 ev2ebitda 17.19 -25.33 -14.84 23.07 -30.05 -19.64 -17.51 -16.24 -41.75 16.45
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