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Ituran Location and Control, Ltd. (NAS:ITRN)
EV/EBITDA
8.99 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Ituran Location and Control, Ltd.'s enterprise value is $503.4 Mil. Ituran Location and Control, Ltd.'s earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $55.4 Mil. Therefore, Ituran Location and Control, Ltd.'s EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.99.

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, Ituran Location and Control, Ltd.'s stock price is $23.43. Ituran Location and Control, Ltd.'s earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $1.13. Therefore, Ituran Location and Control, Ltd.'s P/E Ratio for today is 20.50.

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


Definition

Ituran Location and Control, Ltd.'s EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=503.388/55.403
=9.09

Ituran Location and Control, Ltd.'s current Enterprise Value is $503.4 Mil.
Ituran Location and Control, Ltd.'s Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 12.424 (Mar. 2013 ) + 13.687 (Jun. 2013 ) + 13.604 (Sep. 2013 ) + 15.688 (Dec. 2013 ) = $55.4 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.

Ituran Location and Control, Ltd.'s P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=23.43/1.133
=20.68

Ituran Location and Control, Ltd.'s share price for today is $23.43.
Ituran Location and Control, Ltd.'s Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.29 (Mar. 2013 ) + 0.32 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.33 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.193 (Dec. 2013 ) = $1.13.

* 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.

Ituran Location and Control, Ltd. Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 0.0016.169.672.783.846.0410.706.325.510.00

Ituran Location and Control, Ltd. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
ev2ebitda 5.716.325.665.236.635.516.246.376.550.00
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