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Matthews International Corporation (NAS:MATW)
EV/EBITDA
17.90 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Matthews International Corporation's enterprise value is $2,206 Mil. Matthews International Corporation's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $123 Mil. Therefore, Matthews International Corporation's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 17.90.

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, Matthews International Corporation's stock price is $47.11. Matthews International Corporation's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $1.56. Therefore, Matthews International Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is 30.12.

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


Definition

Matthews International Corporation's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2206.412/123.288
=17.90

Matthews International Corporation's current Enterprise Value is $2,206 Mil.
Matthews International Corporation's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 24.152 (Dec. 2013 ) + 30.112 (Mar. 2014 ) + 40.85 (Jun. 2014 ) + 28.174 (Sep. 2014 ) = $123 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.

Matthews International Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=47.11/1.564
=30.12

Matthews International Corporation's share price for today is $47.11.
Matthews International Corporation's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.29 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.41 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.7 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.164 (Sep. 2014 ) = $1.56.

* 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.

Matthews International Corporation Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
ev2ebitda 11.319.6611.2111.159.738.617.668.7610.2617.18

Matthews International Corporation Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 8.658.7610.2110.8110.7510.2611.1811.1312.7317.18
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