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Babcock & Wilcox Co (NYSE:BWC)
EV/EBITDA
25.23 (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 $3,587 Mil. Babcock & Wilcox Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $142 Mil. Therefore, Babcock & Wilcox Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 25.23.

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 $33.24. Babcock & Wilcox Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $0.26. Therefore, Babcock & Wilcox Co's P/E Ratio for today is 127.36.

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)
=3586.538/142.162
=25.23

Babcock & Wilcox Co's current Enterprise Value is $3,587 Mil.
Babcock & Wilcox Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 53.928 (Jun. 2014 ) + 106.399 (Sep. 2014 ) + -113.878 (Dec. 2014 ) + 95.713 (Mar. 2015 ) = $142 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)
=33.24/0.261
=127.36

Babcock & Wilcox Co's share price for today is $33.24.
Babcock & Wilcox Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 0.24 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.57 (Sep. 2014 ) + -0.969 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.42 (Mar. 2015 ) = $0.26.

* 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.

Babcock & Wilcox Co Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.007.9412.196.545.8327.17

Babcock & Wilcox Co Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebitda 6.547.838.649.265.835.986.825.7927.1724.30
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