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Consumer Portfolio Services Inc (NAS:CPSS)
EV/EBITDA
34.82 (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 $1,736.4 Mil. Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $49.9 Mil. Therefore, Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 34.82.

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 $7.45. Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.88. Therefore, Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 8.50.

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)
=1736.406/49.868
=34.82

Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,736.4 Mil.
Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 11.632 (Dec. 2013 ) + 11.858 (Mar. 2014 ) + 12.456 (Jun. 2014 ) + 13.922 (Sep. 2014 ) = $49.9 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=7.45/0.876
=8.50

Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's share price for today is $7.45.
Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.206 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.21 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.22 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.24 (Sep. 2014 ) = $0.88.

* 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

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda -56.97135.14114.5553.40-38.87-19.85-42.32-51.99100.8038.50

Consumer Portfolio Services Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda -611.58163.07100.8074.6750.6840.6638.5034.6833.8534.33
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