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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Lydall Inc's enterprise value is $514.9 Mil. Lydall Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $47.6 Mil. Therefore, Lydall Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 10.82.

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 $30.92. Lydall Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $1.20. Therefore, Lydall Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 25.77.

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)
=514.858/47.582
=10.82

Lydall Inc's current Enterprise Value is $514.9 Mil.
Lydall Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 8.273 (Dec. 2013 ) + 11.419 (Mar. 2014 ) + 16.998 (Jun. 2014 ) + 10.892 (Sep. 2014 ) = $47.6 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)
=30.92/1.2
=25.77

Lydall Inc's share price for today is $30.92.
Lydall Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.246 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.22 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.49 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.244 (Sep. 2014 ) = $1.20.

* 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

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 13.296.736.205.4013.33-47.896.554.005.215.40

Lydall Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 5.415.135.215.755.186.035.409.229.879.67
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