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CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS)
EV/EBITDA
5.43 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, CSS Industries Inc's enterprise value is $186.4 Mil. CSS Industries Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $34.3 Mil. Therefore, CSS Industries Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 5.43.

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, CSS Industries Inc's stock price is $29.37. CSS Industries Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $1.79. Therefore, CSS Industries Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 16.44.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=186.422/34.31
=5.43

CSS Industries Inc's current Enterprise Value is $186.4 Mil.
CSS Industries Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was -0.09 (Mar. 2014 ) + -0.24 (Jun. 2014 ) + 17.501 (Sep. 2014 ) + 17.139 (Dec. 2014 ) = $34.3 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=29.37/1.786
=16.44

CSS Industries Inc's share price for today is $29.37.
CSS Industries Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was -0.164 (Mar. 2014 ) + -0.14 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1.05 (Sep. 2014 ) + 1.04 (Dec. 2014 ) = $1.79.

* 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.

CSS Industries Inc Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
ev2ebitda 6.766.396.196.514.22-10.073.583.605.414.30

CSS Industries Inc Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
ev2ebitda 4.764.165.415.887.017.494.304.684.784.94
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