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Houston American Energy Corp (AMEX:HUSA)
EV-to-EBITDA
-6.30 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Houston American Energy Corp's enterprise value is $14.78 Mil. Houston American Energy Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-2.35 Mil. Therefore, Houston American Energy Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -6.30.

HUSA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1195.5   Max: 759.2
Current: -6.3

-1195.5
759.2

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Houston American Energy Corp was 759.20. The lowest was -1195.50. And the median was -0.40.

HUSA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. HUSA: -6.30 )

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, Houston American Energy Corp's stock price is $0.30. Houston American Energy Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.06. Therefore, Houston American Energy Corp'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

Houston American Energy Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=14.779/-2.345
=-6.30

Houston American Energy Corp's current Enterprise Value is $14.78 Mil.
Houston American Energy Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.318 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.468 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.346 (Sep. 2016 ) + -1.213 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-2.35 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.

Houston American Energy Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=0.30/-0.06
=

Houston American Energy Corp's share price for today is $0.30.
Houston American Energy Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.01 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.01 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.01 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.03 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-0.06.

* 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.

Houston American Energy Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 68.7014.39361.6884.82-64.90-0.10-1.71-1.19-2.26-3.73

Houston American Energy Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda -5.03-1.19-1.72-2.08-1.92-2.26-4.12-4.01-3.56-3.73
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