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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (NAS:KTOS)
EV/EBITDA
47.48 (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 $593.5 Mil. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $12.5 Mil. Therefore, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 47.48.

KTOS' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.7   Max: 277
Current: 47.51

-66.7
277

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc was 277.00. The lowest was -66.70. And the median was 12.20.

KTOS's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
92% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. KTOS: 47.51 )

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 $3.06. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $0.36. Therefore, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 8.50.

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)
=593.527/12.5
=47.48

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's current Enterprise Value is $593.5 Mil.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was -3.4 (Dec. 2014 ) + 7 (Mar. 2015 ) + 1.4 (Jun. 2015 ) + 7.5 (Sep. 2015 ) = $12.5 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)
=3.06/0.36
=8.50

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's share price for today is $3.06.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was -0.03 (Dec. 2014 ) + -0.28 (Mar. 2015 ) + -0.25 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.92 (Sep. 2015 ) = $0.36.

* 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

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 39.69-9.56-11.30-2.58-11.5612.3810.0489.4512.0439.29

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
ev2ebitda 61.37266.7912.0414.0918.5322.8539.2954.3397.0252.96
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