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Alere Inc (NYSE:ALR)
EV/EBITDA
21.08 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Alere Inc's enterprise value is $6,295 Mil. Alere Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $299 Mil. Therefore, Alere Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 21.08.

ALR' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -173.6   Max: 87.3
Current: 21.06

-173.6
87.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Alere Inc was 87.30. The lowest was -173.60. And the median was 13.90.

ALR's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 17.28 vs. ALR: 21.06 )

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, Alere Inc's stock price is $37.58. Alere Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-0.71. Therefore, Alere 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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=6294.626/298.645
=21.08

Alere Inc's current Enterprise Value is $6,295 Mil.
Alere Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 60.018 (Dec. 2015 ) + 99.391 (Mar. 2016 ) + 78.334 (Jun. 2016 ) + 60.902 (Sep. 2016 ) = $299 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=37.58/-0.71
=

Alere Inc's share price for today is $37.58.
Alere Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -0.26 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.18 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.46 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.19 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-0.71.

* 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.

Alere Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 30.11-80.4910.7412.67-10.3613.059.8814.2216.7414.66

Alere Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 17.1716.2216.7418.4817.0715.9414.6617.0618.6522.64
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