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ECB Bancorp Inc (AMEX:ECBE)
EV/EBITDA
53.52 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, ECB Bancorp Inc's enterprise value is $117.32 Mil. ECB Bancorp Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2012 was $2.19 Mil. Therefore, ECB Bancorp Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 53.52.

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, ECB Bancorp Inc's stock price is $0.00. ECB Bancorp Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2012 was $-0.03. Therefore, ECB Bancorp 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

ECB Bancorp Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=117.322/2.192
=53.52

ECB Bancorp Inc's current Enterprise Value is $117.32 Mil.
ECB Bancorp Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2012 was -2.507 (Dec. 2011 ) + 0.727 (Mar. 2012 ) + 1.135 (Jun. 2012 ) + 2.837 (Sep. 2012 ) = $2.19 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.

ECB Bancorp Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=0.00/-0.029
=

ECB Bancorp Inc's share price for today is $0.00.
ECB Bancorp Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2012 was -0.659 (Dec. 2011 ) + 0.04 (Mar. 2012 ) + 0.11 (Jun. 2012 ) + 0.48 (Sep. 2012 ) = $-0.03.

* 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.

ECB Bancorp Inc Annual Data

Dec02Dec03Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11
ev2ebitda 12.1510.9112.809.3910.2611.9620.6533.1461.64-58.49

ECB Bancorp Inc Quarterly Data

Jun10Sep10Dec10Mar11Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12
ev2ebitda 52.8354.6761.640.000.000.000.0074.31267.9847.49
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