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CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS)
EV/EBITDA
4.96 (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 $170.1 Mil. CSS Industries Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $34.3 Mil. Therefore, CSS Industries Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 4.96.

CSS' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.6   Max: 9.5
Current: 4.98

-14.6
9.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of CSS Industries Inc was 9.50. The lowest was -14.60. And the median was 5.80.

CSS's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
85% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.16 vs. CSS: 4.98 )

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 $28.11. CSS Industries Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $1.81. Therefore, CSS Industries Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 15.56.

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)
=170.141/34.301
=4.96

CSS Industries Inc's current Enterprise Value is $170.1 Mil.
CSS Industries Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 0.118 (Mar. 2015 ) + -2.837 (Jun. 2015 ) + 19.772 (Sep. 2015 ) + 17.248 (Dec. 2015 ) = $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)
=28.11/1.807
=15.56

CSS Industries Inc's share price for today is $28.11.
CSS Industries Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was -0.143 (Mar. 2015 ) + -0.33 (Jun. 2015 ) + 1.22 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1.06 (Dec. 2015 ) = $1.81.

* 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

Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15
ev2ebitda 6.416.196.514.22-10.073.583.605.254.305.08

CSS Industries Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
ev2ebitda 6.847.494.304.684.784.945.086.245.424.99
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