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Layne Christensen Co (NAS:LAYN)
EV/EBITDA
-40.34 (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 $236.2 Mil. Layne Christensen Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $-5.9 Mil. Therefore, Layne Christensen Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -40.34.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Layne Christensen Co was 75.50. The lowest was -413.30. And the median was 6.85.

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 $6.88. Layne Christensen Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $-2.39. Therefore, Layne Christensen Co'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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=236.238/-5.856
=-40.34

Layne Christensen Co's current Enterprise Value is $236.2 Mil.
Layne Christensen Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was -12.32 (Jul. 2015 ) + 2.893 (Oct. 2015 ) + 0.487 (Jan. 2016 ) + 3.084 (Apr. 2016 ) = $-5.9 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)
=6.88/-2.39
=

Layne Christensen Co's share price for today is $6.88.
Layne Christensen Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was -0.93 (Jul. 2015 ) + -0.17 (Oct. 2015 ) + -0.84 (Jan. 2016 ) + -0.45 (Apr. 2016 ) = $-2.39.

* 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

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
ev2ebitda 7.515.802.766.555.5422.7812.1525.58-152.35-359.97

Layne Christensen Co Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
ev2ebitda 25.5851.3912.606.66-152.3515.90-121.99-30.00-359.97-47.13
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