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Geron Corp (NAS:GERN)
EV-to-EBITDA
-7.58 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Geron Corp's enterprise value is $222.57 Mil. Geron Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-29.37 Mil. Therefore, Geron Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -7.58.

GERN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2063.2   Max: 3733.2
Current: -7.58

-2063.2
3733.2

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Geron Corp was 3733.20. The lowest was -2063.20. And the median was -4.75.

GERN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. GERN: -7.58 )

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, Geron Corp's stock price is $2.12. Geron Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.19. Therefore, Geron Corp'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

Geron Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=222.571/-29.373
=-7.58

Geron Corp's current Enterprise Value is $222.57 Mil.
Geron Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -8.8 (Mar. 2016 ) + -8.597 (Jun. 2016 ) + -3.534 (Sep. 2016 ) + -8.442 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-29.37 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.

Geron Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=2.12/-0.19
=

Geron Corp's share price for today is $2.12.
Geron Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.06 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.05 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.02 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.06 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-0.19.

* 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.

Geron Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda -3.32-2.66-5.45-3.78-0.66-1.15-13.70-10.133,445.91-7.31

Geron Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda -5.22-10.13-12.32-14.55-1,070.973,445.91527.38226.29-8.55-7.31
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