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Layne Christensen Co (NAS:LAYN)
EV/EBITDA
-16.07 (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 $192.0 Mil. Layne Christensen Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $-11.9 Mil. Therefore, Layne Christensen Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -16.07.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Layne Christensen Co was 292.80. The lowest was -441.20. And the median was 6.80.

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 $5.17. Layne Christensen Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $-2.60. 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)
=192.001/-11.946
=-16.07

Layne Christensen Co's current Enterprise Value is $192.0 Mil.
Layne Christensen Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was -10.981 (Jan. 2015 ) + 8.462 (Apr. 2015 ) + -12.32 (Jul. 2015 ) + 2.893 (Oct. 2015 ) = $-11.9 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)
=5.17/-2.6
=

Layne Christensen Co's share price for today is $5.17.
Layne Christensen Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was -1.17 (Jan. 2015 ) + -0.33 (Apr. 2015 ) + -0.93 (Jul. 2015 ) + -0.17 (Oct. 2015 ) = $-2.60.

* 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

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15
ev2ebitda 10.657.515.802.766.555.5420.3210.99-46.12-390.85

Layne Christensen Co Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
ev2ebitda -59.22-13.61-46.12-31.39253.8021.54-390.8514.75-231.66-35.45
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