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M D C Holdings Inc (NYSE:MDC)
EV/EBITDA
13.66 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, M D C Holdings Inc's enterprise value is $1,737 Mil. M D C Holdings Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $126 Mil. Therefore, M D C Holdings Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 13.66.

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, M D C Holdings Inc's stock price is $25.96. M D C Holdings Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $2.03. Therefore, M D C Holdings Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 12.80.

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


Definition

M D C Holdings Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=1737.493/126.303
=13.76

M D C Holdings Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,737 Mil.
M D C Holdings Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 35.797 (Sep. 2013 ) + 35.222 (Dec. 2013 ) + 20.259 (Mar. 2014 ) + 35.025 (Jun. 2014 ) = $126 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.

M D C Holdings Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=25.96/2.03
=12.79

M D C Holdings Inc's share price for today is $25.96.
M D C Holdings Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 0.73 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.63 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.23 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.44 (Jun. 2014 ) = $2.03.

* 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.

M D C Holdings Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 4.694.296.32101.340.000.003,060.770.0028.4814.36

M D C Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
ev2ebitda 0.000.0099.6228.4821.9815.5413.7614.3614.1615.37
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