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Agenus Inc (NAS:AGEN)
EV-to-EBITDA
-4.38 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Agenus Inc's enterprise value is $449.53 Mil. Agenus Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-102.53 Mil. Therefore, Agenus Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -4.38.

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, Agenus Inc's stock price is $4.02. Agenus Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-1.47. Therefore, Agenus 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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=449.531/-102.529
=-4.38

Agenus Inc's current Enterprise Value is $449.53 Mil.
Agenus Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -26.725 (Mar. 2016 ) + -22.332 (Jun. 2016 ) + -35.086 (Sep. 2016 ) + -18.386 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-102.53 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=4.02/-1.47
=

Agenus Inc's share price for today is $4.02.
Agenus Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.37 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.33 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.47 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.3 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-1.47.

* 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.

Agenus Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda -5.60-1.86-3.27-9.35-4.21-24.67-3.18-5.15-4.25-4.03

Agenus Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda -4.79-5.15-5.91-8.03-3.86-4.25-3.77-4.55-6.45-4.03
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