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Clearfield Inc (NAS:CLFD)
EV-to-EBITDA
17.98 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Clearfield Inc's enterprise value is $205.50 Mil. Clearfield Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $11.43 Mil. Therefore, Clearfield Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 17.98.

CLFD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.6   Max: 112.7
Current: 17.97

-28.6
112.7

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Clearfield Inc was 112.70. The lowest was -28.60. And the median was 16.30.

CLFD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.91 vs. CLFD: 17.97 )

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 $16.65. Clearfield Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $0.55. Therefore, Clearfield Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 30.27.

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)
=205.503/11.432
=17.98

Clearfield Inc's current Enterprise Value is $205.50 Mil.
Clearfield Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 2.501 (Mar. 2016 ) + 3.824 (Jun. 2016 ) + 3.527 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1.58 (Dec. 2016 ) = $11.43 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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)
=16.65/0.55
=30.27

Clearfield Inc's share price for today is $16.65.
Clearfield Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.11 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.16 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.22 (Sep. 2016 ) + 0.06 (Dec. 2016 ) = $0.55.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Clearfield Inc Annual Data

Mar07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
ev2ebitda -24.285.2825.0915.6414.5410.8520.0016.2819.1319.05

Clearfield Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 16.2818.5227.2624.8319.1317.6218.3119.9719.0522.96
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