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Forestar Group Inc (NYSE:FOR)
EV/EBITDA
-5.15 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Forestar Group Inc's enterprise value is $457.3 Mil. Forestar Group Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-88.8 Mil. Therefore, Forestar Group Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -5.15.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Forestar Group Inc was 141.10. The lowest was -7.20. And the median was 12.90.

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, Forestar Group Inc's stock price is $13.60. Forestar Group Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $0.15. Therefore, Forestar Group Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 90.67.

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


Definition

Forestar Group Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=457.281/-88.785
=-5.15

Forestar Group Inc's current Enterprise Value is $457.3 Mil.
Forestar Group Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -144.678 (Dec. 2015 ) + 5.502 (Mar. 2016 ) + 36.632 (Jun. 2016 ) + 13.759 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-88.8 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

Forestar Group Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=13.60/0.15
=90.67

Forestar Group Inc's share price for today is $13.60.
Forestar Group Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -0.18 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.13 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.23 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.23 (Sep. 2016 ) = $0.15.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Forestar Group Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 0.0021.5013.967.8025.6418.1913.839.867.98-6.26

Forestar Group Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 6.966.697.9810.6812.5218.53-6.26-6.31-4.32-4.35
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