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Layne Christensen Co (NAS:LAYN)
EV/EBITDA
-24.20 (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 $354.0 Mil. Layne Christensen Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $-14.9 Mil. Therefore, Layne Christensen Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -24.20.

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 $10.65. Layne Christensen Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $-6.75. 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)
=353.966/-14.905
=

Layne Christensen Co's current Enterprise Value is $354.0 Mil.
Layne Christensen Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was -12.837 (Jul. 2013 ) + -2.283 (Oct. 2013 ) + 5.932 (Jan. 2014 ) + -5.717 (Apr. 2014 ) = $-14.9 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)
=10.65/-6.747
=

Layne Christensen Co's share price for today is $10.65.
Layne Christensen Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was -3.81 (Jul. 2013 ) + -0.8 (Oct. 2013 ) + -0.727 (Jan. 2014 ) + -1.41 (Apr. 2014 ) = $-6.75.

* 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 7.5810.667.515.802.766.545.5420.3210.990.00

Layne Christensen Co Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
ev2ebitda 20.3250.230.000.0010.9920.780.000.000.000.00
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