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Copart Inc (NAS:CPRT)
EV/EBITDA
10.81 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Copart Inc's enterprise value is $4,325 Mil. Copart Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $400 Mil. Therefore, Copart Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 10.81.

CPRT' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9   Max: 15.4
Current: 10.69

6.9
15.4

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Copart Inc was 15.40. The lowest was 6.90. And the median was 11.10.

CPRT's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 7.91 vs. CPRT: 10.69 )

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, Copart Inc's stock price is $34.89. Copart Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $1.70. Therefore, Copart Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 20.52.

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


Definition

Copart Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=4324.616/400.029
=10.81

Copart Inc's current Enterprise Value is $4,325 Mil.
Copart Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was 96.192 (Jan. 2015 ) + 106.425 (Apr. 2015 ) + 98.366 (Jul. 2015 ) + 99.046 (Oct. 2015 ) = $400 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.

Copart Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=34.89/1.7
=20.52

Copart Inc's share price for today is $34.89.
Copart Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was 0.4 (Jan. 2015 ) + 0.44 (Apr. 2015 ) + 0.44 (Jul. 2015 ) + 0.42 (Oct. 2015 ) = $1.70.

* 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.

Copart Inc Annual Data

Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15
ev2ebitda 10.368.9712.4110.489.9210.119.6612.5912.8611.19

Copart Inc Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
ev2ebitda 12.5912.8113.1614.5112.8612.1012.9111.3311.1911.11
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