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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Clearfield Inc's enterprise value is $226.08 Mil. Clearfield Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $8.75 Mil. Therefore, Clearfield Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 25.84.

CLFD' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6   Max: 34.2
Current: 24.39

1.6
34.2

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Clearfield Inc was 34.20. The lowest was 1.60. And the median was 16.60.

CLFD's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
72% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. CLFD: 24.39 )

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 $18.64. Clearfield Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $0.36. Therefore, Clearfield Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 51.63.

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)
=226.083/8.75
=25.84

Clearfield Inc's current Enterprise Value is $226.08 Mil.
Clearfield Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 0.78 (Mar. 2015 ) + 3.276 (Jun. 2015 ) + 2.365 (Sep. 2015 ) + 2.329 (Dec. 2015 ) = $8.75 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)
=18.64/0.361
=51.63

Clearfield Inc's share price for today is $18.64.
Clearfield Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 0.02 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.14 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.101 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.1 (Dec. 2015 ) = $0.36.

* 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

Mar06Mar07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
ev2ebitda -6.50-4.715.0825.7913.5814.8510.3618.7717.7319.44

Clearfield Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebitda 23.4523.9917.9817.7320.9031.8525.7119.4418.710.00
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