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Advent Software, Inc. (NAS:ADVS)
EV/EBITDA
23.44 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Advent Software, Inc.'s enterprise value is $1,657.2 Mil. Advent Software, Inc.'s earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $70.6 Mil. Therefore, Advent Software, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 23.44.

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, Advent Software, Inc.'s stock price is $27.33. Advent Software, Inc.'s earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.54. Therefore, Advent Software, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is 51.20.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

Advent Software, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=1657.163/70.597
=23.47

Advent Software, Inc.'s current Enterprise Value is $1,657.2 Mil.
Advent Software, Inc.'s Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 22.613 (Mar. 2013 ) + 0.424 (Jun. 2013 ) + 23.601 (Sep. 2013 ) + 23.959 (Dec. 2013 ) = $70.6 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.

Advent Software, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=27.33/0.535
=51.08

Advent Software, Inc.'s share price for today is $27.33.
Advent Software, Inc.'s Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.23 (Mar. 2013 ) + -0.08 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.18 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.205 (Dec. 2013 ) = $0.54.

* 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.

Advent Software, Inc. Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 137.3333.8273.8347.1114.9620.8325.4918.0413.3229.11

Advent Software, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
ev2ebitda 15.6718.0418.1518.6715.9413.3216.8526.9229.7329.11
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