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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (NAS:KTOS)
EV/EBITDA
37.98 (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 $733.0 Mil. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $19.3 Mil. Therefore, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 37.98.

KTOS' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -325.9   Max: 330.8
Current: 37.98

-325.9
330.8

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc was 330.80. The lowest was -325.90. And the median was 10.90.

KTOS's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.95 vs. KTOS: 37.98 )

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 $5.31. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $0.32. Therefore, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 16.49.

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)
=732.988/19.3
=37.98

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's current Enterprise Value is $733.0 Mil.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 7 (Mar. 2015 ) + 1.4 (Jun. 2015 ) + 7.5 (Sep. 2015 ) + 3.4 (Dec. 2015 ) = $19.3 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)
=5.31/0.322
=16.49

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's share price for today is $5.31.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was -0.28 (Mar. 2015 ) + -0.25 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.92 (Sep. 2015 ) + -0.068 (Dec. 2015 ) = $0.32.

* 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

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda -9.56-11.30-2.58-11.5612.3810.0492.2415.92314.8534.24

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
ev2ebitda 288.4315.9219.7628.7542.57314.85-316.94-99.90-82.7634.24
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