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Harte-Hanks Inc (NYSE:HHS)
EV/EBITDA
-1.55 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Harte-Hanks Inc's enterprise value is $256.5 Mil. Harte-Hanks Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $-165.3 Mil. Therefore, Harte-Hanks Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -1.55.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Harte-Hanks Inc was 12.60. The lowest was -11.00. And the median was 7.90.

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, Harte-Hanks Inc's stock price is $3.11. Harte-Hanks Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $-2.65. Therefore, Harte-Hanks 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

Harte-Hanks Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=256.543/-165.285
=-1.55

Harte-Hanks Inc's current Enterprise Value is $256.5 Mil.
Harte-Hanks Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 18.369 (Dec. 2014 ) + 6.452 (Mar. 2015 ) + 11.708 (Jun. 2015 ) + -201.814 (Sep. 2015 ) = $-165.3 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.

Harte-Hanks Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=3.11/-2.648
=

Harte-Hanks Inc's share price for today is $3.11.
Harte-Hanks Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.162 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.03 (Mar. 2015 ) + -0.07 (Jun. 2015 ) + -2.77 (Sep. 2015 ) = $-2.65.

* 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.

Harte-Hanks Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 9.9510.257.034.187.628.136.66-5.798.549.05

Harte-Hanks Inc Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
ev2ebitda 7.708.398.5410.608.967.749.059.838.07-1.62
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