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Charm Communications Inc (NAS:CHRM)
EV/EBITDA
-22.77 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Charm Communications Inc's enterprise value is $38.7 Mil. Charm Communications Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $-1.7 Mil. Therefore, Charm Communications Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -22.77.

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, Charm Communications Inc's stock price is $4.63. Charm Communications Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $-0.22. Therefore, Charm Communications Inc'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

Charm Communications Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=38.730/-1.701
=-22.77

Charm Communications Inc's current Enterprise Value is $38.7 Mil.
Charm Communications Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -4.781 (Dec. 2012 ) + -2.153 (Mar. 2013 ) + 1.702 (Jun. 2013 ) + 3.531 (Dec. 2013 ) = $-1.7 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.

Charm Communications Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=4.63/-0.216
=

Charm Communications Inc's share price for today is $4.63.
Charm Communications Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -0.26 (Dec. 2012 ) + -0.04 (Mar. 2013 ) + 0.018 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.066 (Dec. 2013 ) = $-0.22.

* 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.

Charm Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.000.0014.0910.51-3.768.41

Charm Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Dec13
ev2ebitda 3.726.4810.5110.0910.571,694.89-3.76-13.14-11.578.41
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