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Harbinger Group, Inc. (NYSE:HRG)
EV/EBITDA
6.95 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Harbinger Group, Inc.'s enterprise value is $5,624 Mil. Harbinger Group, Inc.'s earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $810 Mil. Therefore, Harbinger Group, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.95.

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, Harbinger Group, Inc.'s stock price is $12.06. Harbinger Group, Inc.'s earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $-1.81. Therefore, Harbinger Group, Inc.'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

Harbinger Group, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=5624.093/809.5
=6.95

Harbinger Group, Inc.'s current Enterprise Value is $5,624 Mil.
Harbinger Group, Inc.'s Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 163 (Mar. 2013 ) + 355 (Jun. 2013 ) + 97.1 (Sep. 2013 ) + 194.4 (Dec. 2013 ) = $810 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.

Harbinger Group, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=12.06/-1.806
=

Harbinger Group, Inc.'s share price for today is $12.06.
Harbinger Group, Inc.'s Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -0.33 (Mar. 2013 ) + 0.25 (Jun. 2013 ) + -1.446 (Sep. 2013 ) + -0.28 (Dec. 2013 ) = $-1.81.

* 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.

Harbinger Group, Inc. Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Sep11Sep12Sep13
ev2ebitda 27.1313.81-0.81-2.06-13.220.000.007.924.224.94

Harbinger Group, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
ev2ebitda 7.924.854.6911.354.226.116.714.514.947.75
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