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CalAmp Corporation (NAS:CAMP)
EV/EBITDA
35.28 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, CalAmp Corporation's enterprise value is $845.6 Mil. CalAmp Corporation's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was $24.0 Mil. Therefore, CalAmp Corporation's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 35.28.

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 Corporation's stock price is $24.56. CalAmp Corporation's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was $1.31. Therefore, CalAmp Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is 18.80.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=845.612/23.966
=35.28

CalAmp Corporation's current Enterprise Value is $845.6 Mil.
CalAmp Corporation's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was 4.333 (Feb. 2013 ) + 4.944 (May. 2013 ) + 6.705 (Aug. 2013 ) + 7.984 (Nov. 2013 ) = $24.0 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=24.56/1.307
=18.79

CalAmp Corporation's share price for today is $24.56.
CalAmp Corporation's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was 1.057 (Feb. 2013 ) + 0.05 (May. 2013 ) + 0.08 (Aug. 2013 ) + 0.12 (Nov. 2013 ) = $1.31.

* 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.

CalAmp Corporation Annual Data

Feb04Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13
ev2ebitda 34.918.266.830.000.000.000.00175.8813.4517.40

CalAmp Corporation Quarterly Data

Aug11Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13
ev2ebitda 14.2315.2713.4514.3215.8815.0617.4023.6626.5535.83
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