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Clearfield Inc (NAS:CLFD)
EV/EBITDA
28.64 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Clearfield Inc's enterprise value is $187.46 Mil. Clearfield Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $6.55 Mil. Therefore, Clearfield Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 28.64.

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, Clearfield Inc's stock price is $15.49. Clearfield Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $0.26. Therefore, Clearfield Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 60.27.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=187.463/6.546
=28.64

Clearfield Inc's current Enterprise Value is $187.46 Mil.
Clearfield Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 2.041 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1.879 (Sep. 2014 ) + 1.846 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.78 (Mar. 2015 ) = $6.55 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=15.49/0.257
=60.27

Clearfield Inc's share price for today is $15.49.
Clearfield Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 0.08 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.077 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.08 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.02 (Mar. 2015 ) = $0.26.

* 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.

Clearfield Inc Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
ev2ebitda -3.26100.38-24.285.2425.0915.6414.5410.8520.0016.28

Clearfield Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebitda 9.1011.5019.6620.0023.8524.9817.7916.2818.5227.26
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