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BGC Partners Inc (NAS:BGCP)
EV/EBITDA
13.60 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, BGC Partners Inc's enterprise value is $1,891 Mil. BGC Partners Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $139 Mil. Therefore, BGC Partners Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 13.60.

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, BGC Partners Inc's stock price is $8.66. BGC Partners Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.11. Therefore, BGC Partners Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 78.70.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=1890.750/139.053
=13.60

BGC Partners Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,891 Mil.
BGC Partners Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 22.422 (Dec. 2013 ) + 31.4 (Mar. 2014 ) + 34.934 (Jun. 2014 ) + 50.297 (Sep. 2014 ) = $139 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=8.66/0.11
=78.73

BGC Partners Inc's share price for today is $8.66.
BGC Partners Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.01 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.04 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.03 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.03 (Sep. 2014 ) = $0.11.

* 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.

BGC Partners Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 6.155.344.84-184.891.971.615.785.394.732.88

BGC Partners Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 8.847.544.736.101.332.182.883.9210.7411.11
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