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BlueLinx Holdings Inc (NYSE:BXC)
EV-to-EBITDA
7.57 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, BlueLinx Holdings Inc's enterprise value is $389 Mil. BlueLinx Holdings Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $51 Mil. Therefore, BlueLinx Holdings Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.57.

BXC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -169.3   Max: 410.8
Current: 7.57

-169.3
410.8

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of BlueLinx Holdings Inc was 410.80. The lowest was -169.30. And the median was 15.15.

BXC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
72% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. BXC: 7.57 )

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, BlueLinx Holdings Inc's stock price is $8.10. BlueLinx Holdings Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $1.76. Therefore, BlueLinx Holdings Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 4.60.

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


Definition

BlueLinx Holdings Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=389.396/51.446
=7.57

BlueLinx Holdings Inc's current Enterprise Value is $389 Mil.
BlueLinx Holdings Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 3.169 (Mar. 2016 ) + 4.958 (Jun. 2016 ) + 24.855 (Sep. 2016 ) + 18.464 (Dec. 2016 ) = $51 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.

BlueLinx Holdings Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=8.10/1.76
=4.60

BlueLinx Holdings Inc's share price for today is $8.10.
BlueLinx Holdings Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.7 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.35 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1.68 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1.13 (Dec. 2016 ) = $1.76.

* 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.

BlueLinx Holdings Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 29.1229.83-57.50-76.57129.2841.66-46.5423.3017.317.46

BlueLinx Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 29.4423.3025.4929.5124.4617.3117.0519.3611.677.46
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