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Capella Education Co (NAS:CPLA)
EV/EBITDA
9.49 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Capella Education Co's enterprise value is $851.4 Mil. Capella Education Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $89.7 Mil. Therefore, Capella Education Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 9.49.

CPLA' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4   Max: 33.3
Current: 9.53

2.4
33.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Capella Education Co was 33.30. The lowest was 2.40. And the median was 7.70.

CPLA's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. CPLA: 9.53 )

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, Capella Education Co's stock price is $87.80. Capella Education Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $3.27. Therefore, Capella Education Co's P/E Ratio for today is 26.85.

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


Definition

Capella Education Co's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=851.368/89.706
=9.49

Capella Education Co's current Enterprise Value is $851.4 Mil.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Capella Education Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $89.7 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.

Capella Education Co's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=87.80/3.27
=26.85

Capella Education Co's share price for today is $87.80.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Capella Education Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $3.27.

* 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.

Capella Education Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 15.1924.9916.3513.897.863.582.647.929.314.82

Capella Education Co Semi-Annual Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 6.627.569.317.385.675.054.825.565.735.92
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