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Focus Media Holding, Ltd. (NAS:FMCN)
EV/EBITDA
8.36 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s enterprise value is $2,974.2 Mil. Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2012 was $355.9 Mil. Therefore, Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.36.

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, Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s stock price is $0.00. Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2012 was $13.53. Therefore, Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s P/E Ratio for today is 0.00.

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


Definition

Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2974.211/355.884
=8.36

Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s current Enterprise Value is $2,974.2 Mil.
Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2012 was 64.159 (Mar. 2012 ) + 74.125 (Jun. 2012 ) + 110.193 (Sep. 2012 ) + 107.407 (Dec. 2012 ) = $355.9 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.

Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=0.00/13.526
=0.00

Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s share price for today is $0.00.
Focus Media Holding, Ltd.'s Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2012 was 1.4 (Mar. 2012 ) + 11.05 (Jun. 2012 ) + 0.5 (Sep. 2012 ) + 0.576 (Dec. 2012 ) = $13.53.

* 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.

Focus Media Holding, Ltd. Annual Data

Dec03Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.0033.430.000.000.0013.287.537.11

Focus Media Holding, Ltd. Quarterly Data

Sep10Dec10Mar11Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12
ev2ebitda 19.2313.2815.1015.427.367.53-0.63-0.887.107.11
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