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Lafarge SA (OTCPK:LFRGY)
EV/EBITDA
9.59 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Lafarge SA's enterprise value is $39,948 Mil. Lafarge SA's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $4,118 Mil. Therefore, Lafarge SA's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 9.59.

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, Lafarge SA's stock price is $20.70. Lafarge SA's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.68. Therefore, Lafarge SA's P/E Ratio for today is 30.30.

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


Definition

Lafarge SA's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=39948.316/4117.59781976
=9.70

Lafarge SA's current Enterprise Value is $39,948 Mil.
Lafarge SA's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 1157.06806283 (Jun. 2013 ) + 1346.52114598 (Sep. 2013 ) + 1145.77656676 (Dec. 2013 ) + 468.232044199 (Mar. 2014 ) = $4,118 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.

Lafarge SA's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=20.70/0.676917217236
=30.58

Lafarge SA's share price for today is $20.70.
Lafarge SA's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.229057591623 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.358799454297 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.25204359673 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.162983425414 (Mar. 2014 ) = $0.68.

* 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.

Lafarge SA Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 16.9018.138.767.295.649.038.257.739.299.13

Lafarge SA Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
ev2ebitda 7.737.969.7710.189.2910.109.189.389.139.21
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