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Babcock & Wilcox Co (NYSE:BWC)
EV/EBITDA
28.43 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Babcock & Wilcox Co's enterprise value is \$3,378 Mil. Babcock & Wilcox Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was \$119 Mil. Therefore, Babcock & Wilcox Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 28.43.

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, Babcock & Wilcox Co's stock price is \$31.65. Babcock & Wilcox Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was \$0.25. Therefore, Babcock & Wilcox Co's P/E Ratio for today is 126.10.

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

Definition

Babcock & Wilcox Co's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

 EV/EBITDA = Enterprise Value (Today) / Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM) = 3378.382 / 118.843 = 28.43

Babcock & Wilcox Co's current Enterprise Value is \$3,378 Mil.
Babcock & Wilcox Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 72.394 (Mar. 2014 ) + 53.928 (Jun. 2014 ) + 106.399 (Sep. 2014 ) + -113.878 (Dec. 2014 ) = \$119 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.

Babcock & Wilcox Co's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

 P/E Ratio = Share Price (Today) / Earnings Per Share (TTM) = 31.65 / 0.251 = 126.10

Babcock & Wilcox Co's share price for today is \$31.65.
Babcock & Wilcox Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 0.41 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.24 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.57 (Sep. 2014 ) + -0.969 (Dec. 2014 ) = \$0.25.

* 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?

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Babcock & Wilcox Co Annual Data

 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 ev2ebitda 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.94 12.19 6.54 5.83 27.17

Babcock & Wilcox Co Quarterly Data

 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 ev2ebitda 9.69 6.54 7.83 8.64 9.26 5.83 5.98 6.82 5.79 27.17
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