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AeroVironment Inc (NAS:AVAV)
EV/EBITDA
-272.42 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, AeroVironment Inc's enterprise value is $398.0 Mil. AeroVironment Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $-1.5 Mil. Therefore, AeroVironment Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -272.42.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of AeroVironment Inc was 82.00. The lowest was -787.50. And the median was 12.10.

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, AeroVironment Inc's stock price is $25.86. AeroVironment Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $-0.19. Therefore, AeroVironment 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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=398.012/-1.461
=-272.42

AeroVironment Inc's current Enterprise Value is $398.0 Mil.
AeroVironment Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was 6.847 (Jan. 2016 ) + 8.358 (Apr. 2016 ) + -13.927 (Jul. 2016 ) + -2.739 (Oct. 2016 ) = $-1.5 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=25.86/-0.19
=

AeroVironment Inc's share price for today is $25.86.
AeroVironment Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was 0.27 (Jan. 2016 ) + 0.23 (Apr. 2016 ) + -0.51 (Jul. 2016 ) + -0.18 (Oct. 2016 ) = $-0.19.

* 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.

AeroVironment Inc Annual Data

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
ev2ebitda 8.7210.379.6710.419.887.6819.6227.1235.4528.30

AeroVironment Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
ev2ebitda 22.7436.3938.5135.4555.8719.2122.2228.3046.06-242.19
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