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Harte-Hanks Inc (NYSE:HHS)
EV/EBITDA
7.78 (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 $424.7 Mil. Harte-Hanks Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $54.0 Mil. Therefore, Harte-Hanks Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.78.

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 $6.60. Harte-Hanks Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.14. Therefore, Harte-Hanks Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 49.00.

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)
=424.723/54.013
=7.86

Harte-Hanks Inc's current Enterprise Value is $424.7 Mil.
Harte-Hanks Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 19.78 (Jun. 2013 ) + 10.059 (Sep. 2013 ) + 15.757 (Dec. 2013 ) + 8.417 (Mar. 2014 ) = $54.0 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)
=6.60/0.135
=48.89

Harte-Hanks Inc's share price for today is $6.60.
Harte-Hanks Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.13 (Jun. 2013 ) + -0.13 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.105 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.03 (Mar. 2014 ) = $0.14.

* 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

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 11.3410.0410.467.254.187.628.136.660.008.44

Harte-Hanks Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
ev2ebitda 6.666.690.000.000.000.007.618.238.4410.47
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