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Lydall Inc (NYSE:LDL)
EV/EBITDA
6.24 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Lydall Inc's enterprise value is $468.8 Mil. Lydall Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $75.1 Mil. Therefore, Lydall Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.24.

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, Lydall Inc's stock price is $29.40. Lydall Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $2.18. Therefore, Lydall Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 13.52.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

Lydall Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=468.828/75.085
=6.24

Lydall Inc's current Enterprise Value is $468.8 Mil.
Lydall Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 16.998 (Jun. 2014 ) + 10.892 (Sep. 2014 ) + 13.086 (Dec. 2014 ) + 34.109 (Mar. 2015 ) = $75.1 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.

Lydall Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=29.40/2.175
=13.52

Lydall Inc's share price for today is $29.40.
Lydall Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 0.49 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.24 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.335 (Dec. 2014 ) + 1.11 (Mar. 2015 ) = $2.18.

* 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.

Lydall Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 6.736.205.4013.33-47.896.554.005.215.3910.45

Lydall Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebitda 5.215.755.186.035.399.209.829.3910.456.90
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