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CalAmp Corp (NAS:CAMP)
EV/EBITDA
22.28 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, CalAmp Corp's enterprise value is $649.5 Mil. CalAmp Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $28.8 Mil. Therefore, CalAmp Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 22.28.

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 Corp's stock price is $18.94. CalAmp Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $0.36. Therefore, CalAmp Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 52.10.

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)
=649.456/28.804
=22.55

CalAmp Corp's current Enterprise Value is $649.5 Mil.
CalAmp Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was 7.984 (Nov. 2013 ) + 6.815 (Feb. 2014 ) + 6.791 (May. 2014 ) + 7.214 (Aug. 2014 ) = $28.8 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)
=18.94/0.364
=52.03

CalAmp Corp's share price for today is $18.94.
CalAmp Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was 0.12 (Nov. 2013 ) + 0.084 (Feb. 2014 ) + 0.07 (May. 2014 ) + 0.09 (Aug. 2014 ) = $0.36.

* 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

Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14
ev2ebitda 8.268.76-9.86-1.01-0.70-9.6887.6113.4517.4042.46

CalAmp Corp Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
ev2ebitda 14.3515.8915.0717.4023.6226.5435.8142.4623.1322.98
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