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Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NAS:CALM)
EV/EBITDA
6.40 (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 $1,767 Mil. Cal-Maine Foods Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2015 was $276 Mil. Therefore, Cal-Maine Foods Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.40.

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 $40.23. Cal-Maine Foods Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2015 was $3.03. Therefore, Cal-Maine Foods Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 13.26.

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)
=1766.565/275.944
=6.40

Cal-Maine Foods Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,767 Mil.
Cal-Maine Foods Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2015 was 76.958 (May. 2014 ) + 50.286 (Aug. 2014 ) + 66.458 (Nov. 2014 ) + 82.242 (Feb. 2015 ) = $276 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)
=40.23/3.033
=13.26

Cal-Maine Foods Inc's share price for today is $40.23.
Cal-Maine Foods Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2015 was 0.653 (May. 2014 ) + 0.57 (Aug. 2014 ) + 0.76 (Nov. 2014 ) + 1.05 (Feb. 2015 ) = $3.03.

* 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

May05May06May07May08May09May10May11May12May13May14
ev2ebitda -19.0735.705.933.033.864.674.613.568.167.18

Cal-Maine Foods Inc Quarterly Data

Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15
ev2ebitda 5.674.628.168.768.978.357.187.157.545.94
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