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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Alere Inc's enterprise value is $7,094 Mil. Alere Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $506 Mil. Therefore, Alere Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 14.02.

ALR' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -173.6   Max: 87.3
Current: 14.03

-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 13.60.

ALR's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
50% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 14.72 vs. ALR: 14.03 )

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 $39.00. Alere Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $3.86. Therefore, Alere Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 10.11.

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)
=7093.536/505.819
=14.02

Alere Inc's current Enterprise Value is $7,094 Mil.
Alere Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 116.164 (Dec. 2014 ) + 100.505 (Mar. 2015 ) + 168.74 (Jun. 2015 ) + 120.41 (Sep. 2015 ) = $506 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=39.00/3.859
=10.11

Alere Inc's share price for today is $39.00.
Alere Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 1.267 (Dec. 2014 ) + 2.42 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.17 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.002 (Sep. 2015 ) = $3.86.

* 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.

Alere Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 23.6930.11-80.4910.7312.67-10.3612.819.6814.0716.46

Alere Inc Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
ev2ebitda 11.0113.4514.0713.8916.9616.0416.4618.2616.6515.58
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