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Geron Corp (NAS:GERN)
EV/EBITDA
-12.20 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Geron Corp's enterprise value is $438.00 Mil. Geron Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $-35.89 Mil. Therefore, Geron Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -12.20.

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 $3.59. Geron Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $-0.25. Therefore, Geron Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 0.00.

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)
=437.999/-35.893
=-12.20

Geron Corp's current Enterprise Value is $438.00 Mil.
Geron Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -9.269 (Dec. 2013 ) + -8.409 (Mar. 2014 ) + -8.697 (Jun. 2014 ) + -9.518 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-35.89 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=3.59/-0.252
=

Geron Corp's share price for today is $3.59.
Geron Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -0.072 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.06 (Mar. 2014 ) + -0.06 (Jun. 2014 ) + -0.06 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-0.25.

* 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.

Geron Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda -2.99-9.92-7.37-3.26-2.68-5.46-3.78-0.66-1.15-13.70

Geron Corp Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda -1.09-1.34-1.15-0.87-2.22-7.79-13.70-4.76-9.72-5.92
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