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Lee Enterprises Inc (NYSE:LEE)
EV/EBITDA
5.10 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Lee Enterprises Inc's enterprise value is $794.8 Mil. Lee Enterprises Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $155.9 Mil. Therefore, Lee Enterprises Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 5.10.

LEE' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1223.8   Max: 172.5
Current: 5.03

-1223.8
172.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Lee Enterprises Inc was 172.50. The lowest was -1223.80. And the median was 6.00.

LEE's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
73% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. LEE: 5.03 )

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, Lee Enterprises Inc's stock price is $1.25. Lee Enterprises Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $0.42. Therefore, Lee Enterprises Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 2.96.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=794.790/155.888
=5.10

Lee Enterprises Inc's current Enterprise Value is $794.8 Mil.
Lee Enterprises Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 46.791 (Dec. 2014 ) + 32.728 (Mar. 2015 ) + 33.793 (Jun. 2015 ) + 42.576 (Sep. 2015 ) = $155.9 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=1.25/0.423
=2.96

Lee Enterprises Inc's share price for today is $1.25.
Lee Enterprises Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.18 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.03 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.03 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.183 (Sep. 2015 ) = $0.42.

* 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.

Lee Enterprises Inc Annual Data

Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
ev2ebitda 8.866.98-1.62-11.955.59-23.557.88163.126.825.32

Lee Enterprises Inc Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
ev2ebitda 5.49163.12-291.45-1,180.12-40.816.827.106.946.075.32
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