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Layne Christensen Co (NAS:LAYN)
EV/EBITDA
71.81 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Layne Christensen Co's enterprise value is $263.5 Mil. Layne Christensen Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was $3.7 Mil. Therefore, Layne Christensen Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 71.81.

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, Layne Christensen Co's stock price is $7.64. Layne Christensen Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was $-5.75. Therefore, Layne Christensen Co'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

Layne Christensen Co's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=263.462/3.669
=71.81

Layne Christensen Co's current Enterprise Value is $263.5 Mil.
Layne Christensen Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was -2.283 (Oct. 2013 ) + 5.937 (Jan. 2014 ) + -5.717 (Apr. 2014 ) + 5.732 (Jul. 2014 ) = $3.7 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.

Layne Christensen Co's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=7.64/-5.747
=

Layne Christensen Co's share price for today is $7.64.
Layne Christensen Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was -0.8 (Oct. 2013 ) + -0.727 (Jan. 2014 ) + -1.41 (Apr. 2014 ) + -2.81 (Jul. 2014 ) = $-5.75.

* 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.

Layne Christensen Co Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
ev2ebitda 7.5810.997.515.802.766.505.3821.6810.85-38.84

Layne Christensen Co Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
ev2ebitda 70.43-57.43-39.8110.8519.33-61.67-13.37-38.84-32.7690.73
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