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M.D.C. Holdings Inc (NYSE:MDC)
EV/EBITDA
18.19 (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 $2,064 Mil. M.D.C. Holdings Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $113 Mil. Therefore, M.D.C. Holdings Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 18.19.

MDC' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -129.7   Max: 103.5
Current: 18.02

-129.7
103.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of M.D.C. Holdings Inc was 103.50. The lowest was -129.70. And the median was 4.70.

MDC's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.11 vs. MDC: 18.02 )

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 $26.12. M.D.C. Holdings Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $1.67. Therefore, M.D.C. Holdings Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 15.68.

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)
=2063.916/113.494
=18.19

M.D.C. Holdings Inc's current Enterprise Value is $2,064 Mil.
M.D.C. Holdings Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 33.543 (Dec. 2015 ) + 9.851 (Mar. 2016 ) + 30.713 (Jun. 2016 ) + 39.387 (Sep. 2016 ) = $113 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=26.12/1.666
=15.68

M.D.C. Holdings Inc's share price for today is $26.12.
M.D.C. Holdings Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.438 (Dec. 2015 ) + 0.19 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.524 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.514 (Sep. 2016 ) = $1.67.

* 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.

M.D.C. Holdings Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 6.33-2.51-3.02-14.61-40.61-9.6628.4814.3618.2021.45

M.D.C. Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda 15.4315.6318.2021.6725.5724.4121.4521.2019.3917.56
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