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Brocade Communications Systems Inc (NAS:BRCD)
EV/EBITDA
5.75 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's enterprise value is $3,090 Mil. Brocade Communications Systems Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $537 Mil. Therefore, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 5.75.

BRCD' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5   Max: 23
Current: 5.73

4.5
23

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Brocade Communications Systems Inc was 23.00. The lowest was 4.50. And the median was 7.90.

BRCD's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
76% of the 1851 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 9.94 vs. BRCD: 5.73 )

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, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's stock price is $9.30. Brocade Communications Systems Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $0.75. Therefore, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 12.40.

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


Definition

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=3089.692/536.902
=5.75

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's current Enterprise Value is $3,090 Mil.
Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was 143.118 (Jul. 2015 ) + 142.554 (Oct. 2015 ) + 144.447 (Jan. 2016 ) + 106.783 (Apr. 2016 ) = $537 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=9.30/0.75
=12.40

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's share price for today is $9.30.
Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was 0.21 (Jul. 2015 ) + 0.2 (Oct. 2015 ) + 0.23 (Jan. 2016 ) + 0.11 (Apr. 2016 ) = $0.75.

* 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Annual Data

Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
ev2ebitda 11.7612.656.4020.278.936.094.945.588.096.32

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
ev2ebitda 6.286.687.268.099.037.086.406.324.635.98
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