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Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI)
EV-to-EBITDA
1.98 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Bridgepoint Education Inc's enterprise value is $-53.7 Mil. Bridgepoint Education Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-27.1 Mil. Therefore, Bridgepoint Education Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 1.98.

BPI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.7   Max: 87
Current: 1.98

-15.7
87

During the past 11 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Bridgepoint Education Inc was 87.00. The lowest was -15.70. And the median was 3.50.

BPI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
96% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. BPI: 1.98 )

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, Bridgepoint Education Inc's stock price is $11.77. Bridgepoint Education Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.65. Therefore, Bridgepoint Education 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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=-53.715/-27.139
=1.98

Bridgepoint Education Inc's current Enterprise Value is $-53.7 Mil.
Bridgepoint Education Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -12.57 (Mar. 2016 ) + 6.541 (Jun. 2016 ) + -5.668 (Sep. 2016 ) + -15.442 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-27.1 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=11.77/-0.65
=

Bridgepoint Education Inc's share price for today is $11.77.
Bridgepoint Education Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.22 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.07 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.2 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.3 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-0.65.

* 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.

Bridgepoint Education Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 0.000.007.293.223.181.015.717.84-2.09-4.19

Bridgepoint Education Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 6.847.844.248.08-3.22-2.09-4.64-0.92-2.36-4.19
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