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Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)
EV/EBITDA
47.63 (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 $18,718 Mil. Chesapeake Energy Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $393 Mil. Therefore, Chesapeake Energy Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 47.63.

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 $8.66. Chesapeake Energy Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $-4.71. 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)
=18718.073/393
=47.63

Chesapeake Energy Corp's current Enterprise Value is $18,718 Mil.
Chesapeake Energy Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 1138 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1872 (Sep. 2014 ) + 1705 (Dec. 2014 ) + -4322 (Mar. 2015 ) = $393 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)
=8.66/-4.713
=

Chesapeake Energy Corp's share price for today is $8.66.
Chesapeake Energy Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 0.22 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.26 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.527 (Dec. 2014 ) + -5.72 (Mar. 2015 ) = $-4.71.

* 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 6.804.366.515.87-3.916.685.9013.287.503.99

Chesapeake Energy Corp Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebitda 13.2813.9517.796.317.506.457.816.023.9956.88
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