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Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NAS:CALM)
EV-to-EBITDA
27.56 (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 $1,646 Mil. Cal-Maine Foods Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2016 was $60 Mil. Therefore, Cal-Maine Foods Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 27.56.

CALM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6   Max: 37.2
Current: 27.56

2.6
37.2

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Cal-Maine Foods Inc was 37.20. The lowest was 2.60. And the median was 5.40.

CALM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
85% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.78 vs. CALM: 27.56 )

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 $37.50. Cal-Maine Foods Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2016 was $0.20. Therefore, Cal-Maine Foods Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 187.50.

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)
=1646.443/59.73
=27.56

Cal-Maine Foods Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,646 Mil.
Cal-Maine Foods Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2016 was 96.849 (Feb. 2016 ) + 27.774 (May. 2016 ) + -38.666 (Aug. 2016 ) + -26.227 (Nov. 2016 ) = $60 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=37.50/0.2
=187.50

Cal-Maine Foods Inc's share price for today is $37.50.
Cal-Maine Foods Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2016 was 1.33 (Feb. 2016 ) + -0.01 (May. 2016 ) + -0.64 (Aug. 2016 ) + -0.48 (Nov. 2016 ) = $0.20.

* 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.

Cal-Maine Foods Inc Annual Data

May07May08May09May10May11May12May13May14May15May16
ev2ebitda 5.943.033.864.674.613.567.977.188.783.37

Cal-Maine Foods Inc Quarterly Data

Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16Nov16
ev2ebitda 7.157.545.948.784.813.883.753.377.4030.16
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