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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Alere Inc's enterprise value is $8,279 Mil. Alere Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $464 Mil. Therefore, Alere Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 17.86.

ALR' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -173.6   Max: 87.3
Current: 17.86

-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 12.70.

ALR's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
56% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. ALR: 17.86 )

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 $52.74. Alere Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $3.87. Therefore, Alere Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 13.62.

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)
=8278.667/463.56
=17.86

Alere Inc's current Enterprise Value is $8,279 Mil.
Alere Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 73.905 (Dec. 2014 ) + 100.505 (Mar. 2015 ) + 168.74 (Jun. 2015 ) + 120.41 (Sep. 2015 ) = $464 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)
=52.74/3.872
=13.62

Alere Inc's share price for today is $52.74.
Alere Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 1.28 (Dec. 2014 ) + 2.42 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.17 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.002 (Sep. 2015 ) = $3.87.

* 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 23.6930.11-80.4910.7312.67-10.4812.639.5112.2817.06

Alere Inc Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
ev2ebitda 10.8212.1412.2812.0414.0714.2117.0619.1017.6617.00
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