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CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS)
EV/EBITDA
4.97 (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 $171.6 Mil. CSS Industries Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $34.5 Mil. Therefore, CSS Industries Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 4.97.

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 $29.74. CSS Industries Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $1.81. Therefore, CSS Industries Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 16.46.

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)
=171.617/34.518
=4.97

CSS Industries Inc's current Enterprise Value is $171.6 Mil.
CSS Industries Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was -0.24 (Jun. 2014 ) + 17.501 (Sep. 2014 ) + 17.139 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.118 (Mar. 2015 ) = $34.5 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=29.74/1.807
=16.46

CSS Industries Inc's share price for today is $29.74.
CSS Industries Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was -0.14 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1.05 (Sep. 2014 ) + 1.04 (Dec. 2014 ) + -0.143 (Mar. 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 6.396.196.514.22-10.286.264.534.554.305.08

CSS Industries Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebitda 5.184.554.924.935.214.304.684.784.945.08
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