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Benchmark Electronics Inc (NYSE:BHE)
EV/EBITDA
4.96 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Benchmark Electronics Inc's enterprise value is $858 Mil. Benchmark Electronics Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $173 Mil. Therefore, Benchmark Electronics Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 4.96.

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, Benchmark Electronics Inc's stock price is $23.90. Benchmark Electronics Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $2.32. Therefore, Benchmark Electronics Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 10.30.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=858.421/173.063
=4.96

Benchmark Electronics Inc's current Enterprise Value is $858 Mil.
Benchmark Electronics Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 66.849 (Dec. 2013 ) + 33.771 (Mar. 2014 ) + 39.312 (Jun. 2014 ) + 33.131 (Sep. 2014 ) = $173 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=23.90/2.318
=10.31

Benchmark Electronics Inc's share price for today is $23.90.
Benchmark Electronics Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 1.238 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.35 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.41 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.32 (Sep. 2014 ) = $2.32.

* 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.

Benchmark Electronics Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 8.498.208.486.12-4.198.615.986.414.815.87

Benchmark Electronics Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 7.066.204.814.836.106.775.875.125.404.66
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