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First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund (AMEX:FEN)
EV/EBITDA
-237.43 (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 $894.40 Mil. First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2014 was $-3.71 Mil. Therefore, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -237.43.

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 $36.93. First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2014 was $5.14. Therefore, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's P/E Ratio for today is 7.20.

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)
=894.400/-3.708
=

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's current Enterprise Value is $894.40 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 May. 2014 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)
=36.93/5.144
=7.18

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's share price for today is $36.93.
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 May. 2014 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 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.0013.6212.508.46

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Semi-Annual Data

May10Nov10May11Nov11May12Nov12May13Nov13May14
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.0013.620.0012.500.008.460.00
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