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Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)
EV-to-EBITDA
-5.36 (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 $16,321 Mil. Chesapeake Energy Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-3,047 Mil. Therefore, Chesapeake Energy Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -5.36.

CHK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.1   Max: 54.8
Current: -5.35

-9.1
54.8

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Chesapeake Energy Corp was 54.80. The lowest was -9.10. And the median was 6.00.

CHK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. CHK: -5.35 )

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 $5.22. Chesapeake Energy Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-6.44. Therefore, Chesapeake Energy Corp's P/E Ratio for today is .

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)
=16320.660/-3047
=-5.36

Chesapeake Energy Corp's current Enterprise Value is $16,321 Mil.
Chesapeake Energy Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -559 (Mar. 2016 ) + -1394 (Jun. 2016 ) + -809 (Sep. 2016 ) + -285 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-3,047 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=5.22/-6.44
=

Chesapeake Energy Corp's share price for today is $5.22.
Chesapeake Energy Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -1.44 (Mar. 2016 ) + -2.48 (Jun. 2016 ) + -1.54 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.98 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-6.44.

* 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.

Chesapeake Energy Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 6.515.87-3.916.685.9013.287.503.96-0.97-5.85

Chesapeake Energy Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 6.013.9651.32-3.79-1.45-0.97-1.29-1.74-3.46-5.85
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