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Capital Southwest Corp (NAS:CSWC)
EV/EBITDA
-3.03 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Capital Southwest Corp's enterprise value is $35.28 Mil. Capital Southwest Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $-11.64 Mil. Therefore, Capital Southwest Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -3.03.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Capital Southwest Corp was 1235.50. The lowest was -20533.30. And the median was 24.65.

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, Capital Southwest Corp's stock price is $14.08. Capital Southwest Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $3.70. Therefore, Capital Southwest Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 3.81.

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


Definition

Capital Southwest Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=35.280/-11.639
=-3.03

Capital Southwest Corp's current Enterprise Value is $35.28 Mil.
Capital Southwest Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 4.501 (Dec. 2014 ) + -4.129 (Mar. 2015 ) + -2.784 (Jun. 2015 ) + -9.227 (Sep. 2015 ) = $-11.64 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.

Capital Southwest Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=14.08/3.698
=3.81

Capital Southwest Corp's share price for today is $14.08.
Capital Southwest Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 1.975 (Dec. 2014 ) + 2.158 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.139 (Jun. 2015 ) + -0.574 (Sep. 2015 ) = $3.70.

* 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.

Capital Southwest Corp Annual Data

Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15
ev2ebitda 4.4341.9337.668.7159.4041.1624.3731.2625.92-18.65

Capital Southwest Corp Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
ev2ebitda 98.911,154.0582.9325.9229.8319.54-10.73-18.65-21.75-7.47
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