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W R Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA)
EV/EBITDA
18.21 (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 $7,668 Mil. W R Grace & Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $421 Mil. Therefore, W R Grace & Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 18.21.

GRA' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.1   Max: 43.5
Current: 15.8

-2.1
43.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of W R Grace & Co was 43.50. The lowest was -2.10. And the median was 5.95.

GRA's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
73% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.02 vs. GRA: 15.80 )

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 $67.98. W R Grace & Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $1.92. Therefore, W R Grace & Co's P/E Ratio for today is 35.41.

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)
=7668.024/421.2
=18.21

W R Grace & Co's current Enterprise Value is $7,668 Mil.
W R Grace & Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was -0.6 (Dec. 2014 ) + 140 (Mar. 2015 ) + 169.4 (Jun. 2015 ) + 112.4 (Sep. 2015 ) = $421 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=67.98/1.92
=35.41

W R Grace & Co's share price for today is $67.98.
W R Grace & Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.23 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.72 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.78 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.19 (Sep. 2015 ) = $1.92.

* 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.

W R Grace & Co Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 0.605.694.370.117.606.376.1433.4712.8415.80

W R Grace & Co Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
ev2ebitda 35.1634.4712.8415.6514.6013.8115.8016.8817.5120.25
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