Switch to:
CalAmp Corp (NAS:CAMP)
EV/EBITDA
14.25 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, CalAmp Corp's enterprise value is $527.3 Mil. CalAmp Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2015 was $37.0 Mil. Therefore, CalAmp Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 14.25.

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 $15.88. CalAmp Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2015 was $0.49. Therefore, CalAmp Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 32.54.

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)
=527.312/37.015
=14.25

CalAmp Corp's current Enterprise Value is $527.3 Mil.
CalAmp Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2015 was 7.214 (Aug. 2014 ) + 8.716 (Nov. 2014 ) + 11.605 (Feb. 2015 ) + 9.48 (May. 2015 ) = $37.0 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 Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=15.88/0.488
=32.54

CalAmp Corp's share price for today is $15.88.
CalAmp Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2015 was 0.09 (Aug. 2014 ) + 0.11 (Nov. 2014 ) + 0.178 (Feb. 2015 ) + 0.11 (May. 2015 ) = $0.49.

* 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 Corp Annual Data

Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15
ev2ebitda 6.90-3.96-1.03-0.70-9.68175.8813.4517.3542.4618.94

CalAmp Corp Quarterly Data

Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15
ev2ebitda 17.3523.6026.4935.7642.4623.1322.9821.6718.9418.04
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)

GuruFocus Premium Plus Membership

FEEDBACK