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Fifth Street Finance Corporation (NAS:FSC)
EV/EBITDA
19.07 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Fifth Street Finance Corporation's enterprise value is $2,357.7 Mil. Fifth Street Finance Corporation's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $124.6 Mil. Therefore, Fifth Street Finance Corporation's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 19.07.

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, Fifth Street Finance Corporation's stock price is $9.39. Fifth Street Finance Corporation's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.95. Therefore, Fifth Street Finance Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is 9.70.

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


Definition

Fifth Street Finance Corporation's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2357.732/124.615
=18.92

Fifth Street Finance Corporation's current Enterprise Value is $2,357.7 Mil.
Fifth Street Finance Corporation's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 29.303 (Mar. 2013 ) + 30.394 (Jun. 2013 ) + 28.7 (Sep. 2013 ) + 36.218 (Dec. 2013 ) = $124.6 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.

Fifth Street Finance Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=9.39/0.951
=9.87

Fifth Street Finance Corporation's share price for today is $9.39.
Fifth Street Finance Corporation's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.29 (Mar. 2013 ) + 0.22 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.201 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.24 (Dec. 2013 ) = $0.95.

* 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.

Fifth Street Finance Corporation Annual Data

Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.004.6012.3415.9415.6916.57

Fifth Street Finance Corporation Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
ev2ebitda 15.9410.0810.1314.1315.6917.7015.0313.6416.5718.42
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