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Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)
EV/EBITDA
3.57 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Chesapeake Energy Corp's enterprise value is $22,172 Mil. Chesapeake Energy Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $6,206 Mil. Therefore, Chesapeake Energy Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 3.57.

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, Chesapeake Energy Corp's stock price is $15.45. Chesapeake Energy Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $1.55. Therefore, Chesapeake Energy Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 9.99.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=22172.497/6206
=3.57

Chesapeake Energy Corp's current Enterprise Value is $22,172 Mil.
Chesapeake Energy Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 1491 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1138 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1872 (Sep. 2014 ) + 1705 (Dec. 2014 ) = $6,206 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=15.45/1.547
=9.99

Chesapeake Energy Corp's share price for today is $15.45.
Chesapeake Energy Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 0.54 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.22 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.26 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.527 (Dec. 2014 ) = $1.55.

* 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.

Chesapeake Energy Corp Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 6.514.246.215.87-3.796.895.7214.717.034.00

Chesapeake Energy Corp Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
ev2ebitda 16.7514.7113.0016.236.177.036.327.635.884.00
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