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Capital Southwest Corp (NAS:CSWC)
EV/EBITDA
63.55 (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 $185.82 Mil. Capital Southwest Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $2.92 Mil. Therefore, Capital Southwest Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 63.55.

CSWC' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17594.3   Max: 1236.6
Current: 63.56

-17594.3
1236.6

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Capital Southwest Corp was 1236.60. The lowest was -17594.30. And the median was 25.70.

CSWC's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.04 vs. CSWC: 63.56 )

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 $15.41. Capital Southwest Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $0.96. Therefore, Capital Southwest Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 16.09.

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)
=185.819/2.924
=63.55

Capital Southwest Corp's current Enterprise Value is $185.82 Mil.
Capital Southwest Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -0.6 (Dec. 2015 ) + 0.731 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.941 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1.852 (Sep. 2016 ) = $2.92 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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)
=15.41/0.958
=16.09

Capital Southwest Corp's share price for today is $15.41.
Capital Southwest Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -0.072 (Dec. 2015 ) + 0.42 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.17 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.44 (Sep. 2016 ) = $0.96.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Capital Southwest Corp Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
ev2ebitda 41.9337.668.7159.4041.1624.3731.2625.92-18.65-10.29

Capital Southwest Corp Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 29.8319.54-10.73-18.65-21.75-7.47-4.45-10.29-14.4859.30
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