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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (NAS:ALXN)
EV/EBITDA
47.16 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's enterprise value is $33,601 Mil. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $713 Mil. Therefore, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 47.16.

ALXN' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -145   Max: 258.3
Current: 47.16

-145
258.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc was 258.30. The lowest was -145.00. And the median was 42.20.

ALXN's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
79% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 20.64 vs. ALXN: 47.16 )

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, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's stock price is $139.28. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $0.76. Therefore, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 182.78.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=33601.112/712.507
=47.16

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's current Enterprise Value is $33,601 Mil.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 118.174 (Mar. 2015 ) + 193.826 (Jun. 2015 ) + 209.052 (Sep. 2015 ) + 191.455 (Dec. 2015 ) = $713 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=139.28/0.762
=182.78

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's share price for today is $139.28.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 0.45 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.83 (Jun. 2015 ) + -0.81 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.292 (Dec. 2015 ) = $0.76.

* 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.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda -11.12-34.1863.1943.3642.3851.2940.6044.3638.0063.53

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebitda 44.3643.7139.7637.0038.0040.1454.8950.3563.530.00
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