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Alkermes PLC (NAS:ALKS)
EV/EBITDA
172.53 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Alkermes PLC's enterprise value is $8,217.3 Mil. Alkermes PLC's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $47.6 Mil. Therefore, Alkermes PLC's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 172.53.

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, Alkermes PLC's stock price is $57.68. Alkermes PLC's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $-0.48. Therefore, Alkermes PLC'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

Alkermes PLC's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=8217.282/47.629
=172.53

Alkermes PLC's current Enterprise Value is $8,217.3 Mil.
Alkermes PLC's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 19.622 (Sep. 2013 ) + 5.321 (Mar. 2014 ) + 30.53 (Jun. 2014 ) + -7.844 (Sep. 2014 ) = $47.6 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.

Alkermes PLC's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=57.68/-0.48
=

Alkermes PLC's share price for today is $57.68.
Alkermes PLC's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -0.06 (Sep. 2013 ) + -0.17 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.02 (Jun. 2014 ) + -0.27 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-0.48.

* 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.

Alkermes PLC Annual Data

Mar04Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13
ev2ebitda -16.48-17.72101.4734.084.745.83-73.36-30.19-69.4820.97

Alkermes PLC Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda -69.48102.5151.7031.2920.9727.8933.3699.35127.16216.01
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