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Consumer Portfolio Services Inc (NAS:CPSS)
EV/EBITDA
35.82 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's enterprise value is $2,132.5 Mil. Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $59.5 Mil. Therefore, Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 35.82.

CPSS' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -637.8   Max: 191.7
Current: 35.87

-637.8
191.7

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Consumer Portfolio Services Inc was 191.70. The lowest was -637.80. And the median was 35.20.

CPSS's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. CPSS: 35.87 )

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, Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's stock price is $3.97. Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $1.08. Therefore, Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 3.68.

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


Definition

Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2132.493/59.526
=35.82

Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's current Enterprise Value is $2,132.5 Mil.
Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 15.353 (Jun. 2015 ) + 15.819 (Sep. 2015 ) + 15.95 (Dec. 2015 ) + 12.404 (Mar. 2016 ) = $59.5 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.

Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=3.97/1.08
=3.68

Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's share price for today is $3.97.
Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.27 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.28 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.29 (Dec. 2015 ) + 0.24 (Mar. 2016 ) = $1.08.

* 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.

Consumer Portfolio Services Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 149.6553.73-33.68-19.85-46.62-50.39100.8139.3635.2033.31

Consumer Portfolio Services Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebitda 39.3634.6833.8534.2935.2034.2234.2734.4633.3135.96
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