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First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund (AMEX:FEN)
EV/EBITDA
-227.39 (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 $843.15 Mil. First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was $-3.71 Mil. Therefore, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -227.39.

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 $32.83. First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was $5.14. Therefore, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's P/E Ratio for today is 6.40.

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)
=843.154/-3.708
=

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's current Enterprise Value is $843.15 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. 2013 was $-3.71 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)
=32.83/5.144
=6.38

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's share price for today is $32.83.
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. 2013 was $5.14.

* 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

Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.0013.0712.068.15

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Semi-Annual Data

May10Nov10May11Nov11May12Nov12May13Nov13
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.0013.070.0012.060.008.15
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