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First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund (AMEX:FEN)
EV/EBITDA
-1,379.51 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's enterprise value is $929.79 Mil. First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was $-0.67 Mil. Therefore, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -1,379.51.

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, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's stock price is $34.89. First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was $7.31. Therefore, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's P/E Ratio for today is 4.77.

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


Definition

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=929.790/-0.674
=-1,379.51

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's current Enterprise Value is $929.79 Mil.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was $-0.67 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.

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=34.89/7.307
=4.77

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's share price for today is $34.89.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was $7.31.

* 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.

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Annual Data

Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13Nov14
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.000.00-174.67-681.46-224.45-1,386.79

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Semi-Annual Data

May10Nov10May11Nov11May12Nov12May13Nov13May14Nov14
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.00-174.670.00-681.460.00-224.450.00-1,386.79
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