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Icon PLC (NAS:ICLR)
EV/EBITDA
13.44 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Icon PLC's enterprise value is $2,868 Mil. Icon PLC's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $189 Mil. Therefore, Icon PLC's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 13.44.

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, Icon PLC's stock price is $52.11. Icon PLC's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $1.91. Therefore, Icon PLC's P/E Ratio for today is 27.00.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

Icon PLC's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2868.393/188.928
=15.18

Icon PLC's current Enterprise Value is $2,868 Mil.
Icon PLC's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 38.093 (Jun. 2013 ) + 44.959 (Sep. 2013 ) + 50.982 (Dec. 2013 ) + 54.894 (Mar. 2014 ) = $189 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.

Icon PLC's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=52.11/1.911
=27.27

Icon PLC's share price for today is $52.11.
Icon PLC's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.36 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.45 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.531 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.57 (Mar. 2014 ) = $1.91.

* 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.

Icon PLC Annual Data

May04May05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 1.240.856.879.418.897.738.3312.3313.2512.76

Icon PLC Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
ev2ebitda 12.3315.1317.0313.5313.2514.2114.1414.8812.7613.69
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