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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (NAS:KTOS)
EV/EBITDA
14.22 (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 $1,033.7 Mil. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $72.7 Mil. Therefore, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 14.22.

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 $7.75. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $-0.73. Therefore, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 0.00.

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)
=1033.661/72.7
=14.22

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,033.7 Mil.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 22.5 (Jun. 2013 ) + 19 (Sep. 2013 ) + 18.3 (Dec. 2013 ) + 12.9 (Mar. 2014 ) = $72.7 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)
=7.75/-0.73
=

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's share price for today is $7.75.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was -0.17 (Jun. 2013 ) + -0.17 (Sep. 2013 ) + -0.13 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.26 (Mar. 2014 ) = $-0.73.

* 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 48.7547.890.000.000.000.0012.3810.0489.4512.01

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
ev2ebitda 10.048.018.699.4789.4568.2661.37266.7112.0114.05
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