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Cantel Medical Corp (NYSE:CMN)
EV/EBITDA
17.30 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Cantel Medical Corp's enterprise value is $1,521.6 Mil. Cantel Medical Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $87.9 Mil. Therefore, Cantel Medical Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 17.30.

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, Cantel Medical Corp's stock price is $35.80. Cantel Medical Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $1.04. Therefore, Cantel Medical Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 34.40.

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


Definition

Cantel Medical Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=1521.577/87.937
=17.30

Cantel Medical Corp's current Enterprise Value is $1,521.6 Mil.
Cantel Medical Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 20.591 (Jul. 2013 ) + 22.888 (Oct. 2013 ) + 22.873 (Jan. 2014 ) + 21.585 (Apr. 2014 ) = $87.9 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.

Cantel Medical Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=35.80/1.041
=34.39

Cantel Medical Corp's share price for today is $35.80.
Cantel Medical Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 0.251 (Jul. 2013 ) + 0.27 (Oct. 2013 ) + 0.27 (Jan. 2014 ) + 0.25 (Apr. 2014 ) = $1.04.

* 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.

Cantel Medical Corp Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
ev2ebitda 17.2412.258.369.736.397.126.039.9511.3714.32

Cantel Medical Corp Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
ev2ebitda 12.4511.9411.3710.4312.1211.9914.3218.0316.0616.05
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