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Amcon Distributing Co (AMEX:DIT)
EV/EBITDA
6.09 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Amcon Distributing Co's enterprise value is $74 Mil. Amcon Distributing Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $12 Mil. Therefore, Amcon Distributing Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.09.

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, Amcon Distributing Co's stock price is $84.25. Amcon Distributing Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $6.68. Therefore, Amcon Distributing Co's P/E Ratio for today is 12.60.

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


Definition

Amcon Distributing Co's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=73.813/11.914
=6.20

Amcon Distributing Co's current Enterprise Value is $74 Mil.
Amcon Distributing Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 3.179 (Dec. 2013 ) + 1.847 (Mar. 2014 ) + 3.037 (Jun. 2014 ) + 3.851 (Sep. 2014 ) = $12 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.

Amcon Distributing Co's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=84.25/6.683
=12.61

Amcon Distributing Co's share price for today is $84.25.
Amcon Distributing Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 1.73 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.72 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1.73 (Jun. 2014 ) + 2.503 (Sep. 2014 ) = $6.68.

* 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.

Amcon Distributing Co Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
ev2ebitda -8.108.254.484.263.823.483.433.705.436.14

Amcon Distributing Co Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13May13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 3.704.724.503.146.185.435.986.156.386.14
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