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LKQ Corp (NAS:LKQ)
EV/EBITDA
14.01 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, LKQ Corp's enterprise value is $9,874 Mil. LKQ Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $707 Mil. Therefore, LKQ Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 14.01.

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, LKQ Corp's stock price is $26.63. LKQ Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $1.18. Therefore, LKQ Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 22.60.

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


Definition

LKQ Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=9874.485/707.12
=13.96

LKQ Corp's current Enterprise Value is $9,874 Mil.
LKQ Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 145.552 (Sep. 2013 ) + 155.245 (Dec. 2013 ) + 201.68 (Mar. 2014 ) + 204.643 (Jun. 2014 ) = $707 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.

LKQ Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=26.63/1.175
=22.66

LKQ Corp's share price for today is $26.63.
LKQ Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 0.24 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.255 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.34 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.34 (Jun. 2014 ) = $1.18.

* 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.

LKQ Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 10.7814.6714.5523.499.3311.8911.1612.6914.3218.02

LKQ Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
ev2ebitda 12.0112.1312.9114.3214.3816.3118.4718.0214.6014.00
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