Switch to:
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with CalAmp Corp $CAMP.
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.
CalAmp Corp (NAS:CAMP)
EV-to-EBITDA
28.71 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, CalAmp Corp's enterprise value is $656.7 Mil. CalAmp Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was $22.9 Mil. Therefore, CalAmp Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 28.71.

CAMP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.6   Max: 91.2
Current: 28.7

-87.6
91.2

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of CalAmp Corp was 91.20. The lowest was -87.60. And the median was 13.80.

CAMP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. CAMP: 28.70 )

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, CalAmp Corp's stock price is $18.09. CalAmp Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was $-0.20. Therefore, CalAmp Corp's P/E Ratio for today is .

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


Definition

CalAmp Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=656.721/22.878
=28.71

CalAmp Corp's current Enterprise Value is $656.7 Mil.
CalAmp Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was 4.269 (May. 2016 ) + 8.537 (Aug. 2016 ) + 5.505 (Nov. 2016 ) + 4.567 (Feb. 2017 ) = $22.9 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.

CalAmp Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=18.09/-0.2
=

CalAmp Corp's share price for today is $18.09.
CalAmp Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was -0.07 (May. 2016 ) + 0.01 (Aug. 2016 ) + -0.04 (Nov. 2016 ) + -0.1 (Feb. 2017 ) = $-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.

CalAmp Corp Annual Data

Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16Feb17
ev2ebitda -1.02-0.70-9.6887.6113.4517.4042.4618.9414.5026.87

CalAmp Corp Quarterly Data

Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16Nov16Feb17
ev2ebitda 21.6718.9418.0413.4213.7014.5016.5016.8520.8026.87
Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK