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American Pacific Corporation (NAS:APFC)
EV/EBITDA
7.07 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, American Pacific Corporation's enterprise value is $366.3 Mil. American Pacific Corporation's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2013 was $51.8 Mil. Therefore, American Pacific Corporation's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.07.

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, American Pacific Corporation's stock price is $46.47. American Pacific Corporation's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2013 was $2.84. Therefore, American Pacific Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is 16.40.

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


Definition

American Pacific Corporation's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=366.338/51.825
=7.07

American Pacific Corporation's current Enterprise Value is $366.3 Mil.
American Pacific Corporation's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2013 was 5.431 (Dec. 2012 ) + 7.953 (Mar. 2013 ) + 17.245 (Jun. 2013 ) + 21.196 (Sep. 2013 ) = $51.8 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.

American Pacific Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=46.47/2.838
=16.37

American Pacific Corporation's share price for today is $46.47.
American Pacific Corporation's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2013 was 0.15 (Dec. 2012 ) + 0.34 (Mar. 2013 ) + 1.03 (Jun. 2013 ) + 1.318 (Sep. 2013 ) = $2.84.

* 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.

American Pacific Corporation Annual Data

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
ev2ebitda 8.190.006.445.004.248.185.265.103.068.29

American Pacific Corporation Quarterly Data

Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13
ev2ebitda 11.575.104.503.902.753.063.985.375.248.29
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