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Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NAS:CALM)
EV/EBITDA
10.46 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s enterprise value is $1,360 Mil. Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $142 Mil. Therefore, Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 10.46.

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, Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s stock price is $61.50. Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $3.05. Therefore, Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is 24.20.

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


Definition

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=1360.479/142.09
=9.57

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s current Enterprise Value is $1,360 Mil.
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was 3.682 (May. 2013 ) + 19.963 (Aug. 2013 ) + 49.977 (Nov. 2013 ) + 68.468 (Feb. 2014 ) = $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.

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=61.50/3.051
=20.16

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s share price for today is $61.50.
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was -0.159 (May. 2013 ) + 0.36 (Aug. 2013 ) + 1.08 (Nov. 2013 ) + 1.77 (Feb. 2014 ) = $3.05.

* 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.

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Annual Data

May04May05May06May07May08May09May10May11May12May13
ev2ebitda 2.6926.118.544.432.814.054.944.893.818.64

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Quarterly Data

Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14
ev2ebitda 4.956.003.814.476.004.908.649.279.480.00
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