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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Clearfield Inc's enterprise value is $173.63 Mil. Clearfield Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $11.27 Mil. Therefore, Clearfield Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 15.18.

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 $14.68. Clearfield Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.51. Therefore, Clearfield Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 29.10.

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)
=173.632/11.267
=15.41

Clearfield Inc's current Enterprise Value is $173.63 Mil.
Clearfield Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 3.928 (Sep. 2013 ) + 3.225 (Dec. 2013 ) + 2.074 (Mar. 2014 ) + 2.04 (Jun. 2014 ) = $11.27 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)
=14.68/0.507
=28.95

Clearfield Inc's share price for today is $14.68.
Clearfield Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 0.187 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.15 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.09 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.08 (Jun. 2014 ) = $0.51.

* 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

Mar05Mar06Mar07Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
ev2ebitda -3.26100.38-24.2014.475.2425.0715.6314.5510.8520.00

Clearfield Inc Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
ev2ebitda 13.3010.1510.859.0911.5019.6720.0023.8824.9818.31
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