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W R Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA)
EV/EBITDA
11.57 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, W R Grace & Co's enterprise value is $6,134 Mil. W R Grace & Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $530 Mil. Therefore, W R Grace & Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 11.57.

GRA' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2   Max: 34.5
Current: 11.57

-1.2
34.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of W R Grace & Co was 34.50. The lowest was -1.20. And the median was 6.00.

GRA's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. GRA: 11.57 )

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, W R Grace & Co's stock price is $69.70. W R Grace & Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $1.36. Therefore, W R Grace & Co's P/E Ratio for today is 51.25.

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


Definition

W R Grace & Co's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=6134.430/530.1
=11.57

W R Grace & Co's current Enterprise Value is $6,134 Mil.
W R Grace & Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 243.2 (Dec. 2015 ) + 76.6 (Mar. 2016 ) + 102.8 (Jun. 2016 ) + 107.5 (Sep. 2016 ) = $530 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.

W R Grace & Co's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=69.70/1.36
=51.25

W R Grace & Co's share price for today is $69.70.
W R Grace & Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.29 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.04 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.55 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.56 (Sep. 2016 ) = $1.36.

* 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.

W R Grace & Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 4.603.13-0.166.065.055.7126.559.9911.7713.91

W R Grace & Co Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 12.0111.5611.7713.6516.1919.8313.9111.8912.5112.40
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