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Consumer Portfolio Services Inc (NAS:CPSS)
EV/EBITDA
34.03 (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 $1,994.3 Mil. Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $58.6 Mil. Therefore, Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 34.03.

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 $5.78. Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $1.02. Therefore, Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 5.67.

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)
=1994.342/58.607
=34.03

Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,994.3 Mil.
Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was 13.922 (Sep. 2014 ) + 14.435 (Dec. 2014 ) + 14.897 (Mar. 2015 ) + 15.353 (Jun. 2015 ) = $58.6 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)
=5.78/1.02
=5.67

Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's share price for today is $5.78.
Consumer Portfolio Services Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was 0.24 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.25 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.26 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.27 (Jun. 2015 ) = $1.02.

* 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

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 135.11144.5053.40-38.87-19.85-46.63-50.40100.8039.3635.20

Consumer Portfolio Services Inc Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
ev2ebitda 74.6750.6840.6639.3634.7333.8534.2935.2034.2234.27
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