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CalAmp Corp (NAS:CAMP)
EV-to-EBITDA
20.18 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, CalAmp Corp's enterprise value is $614.0 Mil. CalAmp Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2016 was $30.4 Mil. Therefore, CalAmp Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 20.18.

CAMP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.6   Max: 183.1
Current: 20.16

-87.6
183.1

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of CalAmp Corp was 183.10. The lowest was -87.60. And the median was 13.80.

CAMP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
69% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.49 vs. CAMP: 20.16 )

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 $16.09. CalAmp Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2016 was $0.04. Therefore, CalAmp Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 402.25.

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)
=613.979/30.432
=20.18

CalAmp Corp's current Enterprise Value is $614.0 Mil.
CalAmp Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2016 was 12.121 (Feb. 2016 ) + 4.269 (May. 2016 ) + 8.537 (Aug. 2016 ) + 5.505 (Nov. 2016 ) = $30.4 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)
=16.09/0.04
=402.25

CalAmp Corp's share price for today is $16.09.
CalAmp Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2016 was 0.14 (Feb. 2016 ) + -0.07 (May. 2016 ) + 0.01 (Aug. 2016 ) + -0.04 (Nov. 2016 ) = $0.04.

* 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

Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16
ev2ebitda -3.96-1.03-0.70-9.68175.8812.3117.3542.5018.8614.34

CalAmp Corp Quarterly Data

Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16Nov16
ev2ebitda 22.7421.3818.8617.9714.0214.8714.3416.3015.9118.40
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