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Five Star Quality Care Inc (NAS:FVE)
EV-to-EBITDA
4.50 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Five Star Quality Care Inc's enterprise value is $108 Mil. Five Star Quality Care Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $24 Mil. Therefore, Five Star Quality Care Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 4.50.

FVE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -185.1   Max: 166.5
Current: 4.5

-185.1
166.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Five Star Quality Care Inc was 166.50. The lowest was -185.10. And the median was 5.90.

FVE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
97% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Long-Term Care Facilities industry.

( Industry Median: 14.11 vs. FVE: 4.50 )

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, Five Star Quality Care Inc's stock price is $2.35. Five Star Quality Care Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-0.47. Therefore, Five Star Quality Care Inc's P/E Ratio for today is .

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


Definition

Five Star Quality Care Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=108.231/24.043
=4.50

Five Star Quality Care Inc's current Enterprise Value is $108 Mil.
Five Star Quality Care Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 4.56 (Dec. 2015 ) + 9.001 (Mar. 2016 ) + 6.93 (Jun. 2016 ) + 3.552 (Sep. 2016 ) = $24 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.

Five Star Quality Care Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=2.35/-0.47
=

Five Star Quality Care Inc's share price for today is $2.35.
Five Star Quality Care Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -0.13 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.06 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.16 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.12 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-0.47.

* 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.

Five Star Quality Care Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda -4.466.328.082.326.285.335.567.7315.67-166.15

Five Star Quality Care Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 10.9310.3415.6712.4514.89-39.75-166.1571.0026.843.60
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