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First Solar Inc (NAS:FSLR)
EV/EBITDA
2.61 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, First Solar Inc's enterprise value is $2,608 Mil. First Solar Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $1,001 Mil. Therefore, First Solar Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 2.61.

FSLR' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3   Max: 171.6
Current: 2.64

-7.3
171.6

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of First Solar Inc was 171.60. The lowest was -7.30. And the median was 10.90.

FSLR's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
96% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 11.59 vs. FSLR: 2.64 )

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 Solar Inc's stock price is $39.49. First Solar Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $6.82. Therefore, First Solar Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 5.79.

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


Definition

First Solar Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2608.181/1001.048
=2.61

First Solar Inc's current Enterprise Value is $2,608 Mil.
First Solar Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 464.428 (Sep. 2015 ) + 198.137 (Dec. 2015 ) + 262.349 (Mar. 2016 ) + 76.134 (Jun. 2016 ) = $1,001 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 Solar Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=39.49/6.82
=5.79

First Solar Inc's share price for today is $39.49.
First Solar Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 3.41 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1.62 (Dec. 2015 ) + 1.66 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.13 (Jun. 2016 ) = $6.82.

* 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 Solar Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 89.84111.9820.2213.3111.4116.039.496.313.956.60

First Solar Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
ev2ebitda 8.348.9710.493.9510.026.103.276.605.163.52
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