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DGSE Companies Inc (AMEX:DGSE)
EV/EBITDA
-12.71 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, DGSE Companies Inc's enterprise value is $16.1 Mil. DGSE Companies Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $-1.3 Mil. Therefore, DGSE Companies Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -12.71.

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, DGSE Companies Inc's stock price is $1.14. DGSE Companies Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $-0.42. Therefore, DGSE Companies Inc's P/E Ratio for today is .

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


Definition

DGSE Companies Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=16.068/-1.264
=-12.71

DGSE Companies Inc's current Enterprise Value is $16.1 Mil.
DGSE Companies Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -0.968 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.193 (Mar. 2014 ) + -0.313 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.21 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-1.3 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.

DGSE Companies Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=1.14/-0.423
=

DGSE Companies Inc's share price for today is $1.14.
DGSE Companies Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -0.033 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.04 (Mar. 2014 ) + -0.36 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.01 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-0.42.

* 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.

DGSE Companies Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 13.829.5210.6031.87-10.1217.704.2636.00-138.03-19.63

DGSE Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 0.000.00-138.03-67.7279.86285.20-19.63-12.84-10.93-15.32
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