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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Copart Inc's enterprise value is $4,371 Mil. Copart Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $322 Mil. Therefore, Copart Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 13.47.

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 $33.80. Copart Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $1.30. Therefore, Copart Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 26.10.

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)
=4370.712/322.25
=13.56

Copart Inc's current Enterprise Value is $4,371 Mil.
Copart Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 79.151 (Jul. 2013 ) + 81.035 (Oct. 2013 ) + 85.873 (Jan. 2014 ) + 76.191 (Apr. 2014 ) = $322 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)
=33.80/1.296
=26.08

Copart Inc's share price for today is $33.80.
Copart Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 0.316 (Jul. 2013 ) + 0.32 (Oct. 2013 ) + 0.35 (Jan. 2014 ) + 0.31 (Apr. 2014 ) = $1.30.

* 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

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
ev2ebitda 11.6510.0110.358.9712.8210.479.9210.119.6612.81

Copart Inc Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
ev2ebitda 10.2510.909.6611.1613.9813.4612.8112.8113.1614.51
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