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Lee Enterprises Inc (NYSE:LEE)
EV/EBITDA
6.89 (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 $941.8 Mil. Lee Enterprises Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $136.7 Mil. Therefore, Lee Enterprises Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.89.

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 $3.17. Lee Enterprises Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $0.08. Therefore, Lee Enterprises Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 40.13.

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)
=941.841/136.654
=6.89

Lee Enterprises Inc's current Enterprise Value is $941.8 Mil.
Lee Enterprises Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 35.945 (Mar. 2014 ) + 17.455 (Jun. 2014 ) + 36.463 (Sep. 2014 ) + 46.791 (Dec. 2014 ) = $136.7 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)
=3.17/0.079
=40.13

Lee Enterprises Inc's share price for today is $3.17.
Lee Enterprises Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 0.03 (Mar. 2014 ) + -0.19 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.059 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.18 (Dec. 2014 ) = $0.08.

* 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

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
ev2ebitda 17.488.886.98-1.62-11.955.59-23.557.88163.126.82

Lee Enterprises Inc Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
ev2ebitda 7.886.975.365.49163.12-291.45-1,185.56-40.816.827.08
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