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Layne Christensen Co (NAS:LAYN)
EV/EBITDA
21.53 (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 $286.1 Mil. Layne Christensen Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $13.3 Mil. Therefore, Layne Christensen Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 21.53.

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 $9.83. Layne Christensen Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $-5.18. 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)
=286.112/13.286
=21.53

Layne Christensen Co's current Enterprise Value is $286.1 Mil.
Layne Christensen Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was 7.293 (Jan. 2014 ) + -5.717 (Apr. 2014 ) + 5.732 (Jul. 2014 ) + 5.978 (Oct. 2014 ) = $13.3 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)
=9.83/-5.177
=

Layne Christensen Co's share price for today is $9.83.
Layne Christensen Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was -0.727 (Jan. 2014 ) + -1.41 (Apr. 2014 ) + -2.81 (Jul. 2014 ) + -0.23 (Oct. 2014 ) = $-5.18.

* 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 7.5810.667.515.802.766.555.5420.3210.99-52.29

Layne Christensen Co Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
ev2ebitda -82.87-47.5410.9920.78-59.22-13.61-52.29-40.3761.4817.31
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