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Life Storage Inc (NYSE:LSI)
EV/EBITDA
23.44 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Life Storage Inc's enterprise value is $5,549.7 Mil. Life Storage Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $236.8 Mil. Therefore, Life Storage Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 23.44.

LSI' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.3   Max: 26.1
Current: 23.21

8.3
26.1

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Life Storage Inc was 26.10. The lowest was 8.30. And the median was 17.35.

LSI's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
76% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Industrial industry.

( Industry Median: 16.26 vs. LSI: 23.21 )

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, Life Storage Inc's stock price is $79.50. Life Storage Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $2.49. Therefore, Life Storage Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 31.93.

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


Definition

Life Storage Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=5549.685/236.781
=23.44

Life Storage Inc's current Enterprise Value is $5,549.7 Mil.
Life Storage Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 54.58 (Dec. 2015 ) + 53.789 (Mar. 2016 ) + 77.328 (Jun. 2016 ) + 51.084 (Sep. 2016 ) = $236.8 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

Life Storage Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=79.50/2.49
=31.93

Life Storage Inc's share price for today is $79.50.
Life Storage Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.83 (Dec. 2015 ) + 0.73 (Mar. 2016 ) + 1.03 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.1 (Sep. 2016 ) = $2.49.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Life Storage Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 16.2613.3713.0113.9014.8817.8520.8818.3621.4822.81

Life Storage Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 21.3619.7221.4822.3820.2221.0222.8125.5421.3825.29
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