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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (NAS:KTOS)
EV/EBITDA
16.35 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's enterprise value is $927.0 Mil. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $56.7 Mil. Therefore, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 16.35.

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, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's stock price is $4.85. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $-1.45. Therefore, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc'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

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=927.000/56.7
=16.35

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's current Enterprise Value is $927.0 Mil.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 18.3 (Dec. 2013 ) + 12.9 (Mar. 2014 ) + 14.4 (Jun. 2014 ) + 11.1 (Sep. 2014 ) = $56.7 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.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=4.85/-1.45
=

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's share price for today is $4.85.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -0.13 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.26 (Mar. 2014 ) + -0.87 (Jun. 2014 ) + -0.19 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-1.45.

* 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.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 48.7539.47-9.56-11.33-2.58-11.5612.3810.0489.4512.01

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 8.699.4789.4568.2661.37266.7912.0114.0516.8118.42
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