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Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI)
EV/EBITDA
-16.78 (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 $228.6 Mil. Bridgepoint Education Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-13.6 Mil. Therefore, Bridgepoint Education Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -16.78.

BPI' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.79   Max: 87
Current: -16.49

-16.79
87

During the past 10 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Bridgepoint Education Inc was 87.00. The lowest was -16.79. And the median was 3.60.

BPI's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. BPI: -16.49 )

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 $11.11. Bridgepoint Education Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-0.49. 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)
=228.644/-13.626
=-16.78

Bridgepoint Education Inc's current Enterprise Value is $228.6 Mil.
Bridgepoint Education Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -1.929 (Dec. 2015 ) + -12.57 (Mar. 2016 ) + 6.541 (Jun. 2016 ) + -5.668 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-13.6 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)
=11.11/-0.49
=

Bridgepoint Education Inc's share price for today is $11.11.
Bridgepoint Education Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -0.14 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.22 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.07 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.2 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-0.49.

* 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

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.007.293.223.181.015.717.84-2.09

Bridgepoint Education Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 7.646.847.844.248.08-3.22-2.09-4.64-0.92-2.36
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