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MercadoLibre Inc (NAS:MELI)
EV-to-EBITDA
38.20 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, MercadoLibre Inc's enterprise value is $9,165.8 Mil. MercadoLibre Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $240.0 Mil. Therefore, MercadoLibre Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 38.20.

MELI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.7   Max: 108
Current: 38.2

11.7
108

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of MercadoLibre Inc was 108.00. The lowest was 11.70. And the median was 31.20.

MELI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
90% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. MELI: 38.20 )

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, MercadoLibre Inc's stock price is $211.51. MercadoLibre Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $3.08. Therefore, MercadoLibre Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 68.67.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=9165.778/239.955
=38.20

MercadoLibre Inc's current Enterprise Value is $9,165.8 Mil.
MercadoLibre Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 49.139 (Mar. 2016 ) + 41.775 (Jun. 2016 ) + 66.298 (Sep. 2016 ) + 82.743 (Dec. 2016 ) = $240.0 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=211.51/3.08
=68.67

MercadoLibre Inc's share price for today is $211.51.
MercadoLibre Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.68 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.36 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.88 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1.16 (Dec. 2016 ) = $3.08.

* 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.

MercadoLibre Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 164.8716.8037.1734.1528.2521.8025.7036.8925.6428.01

MercadoLibre Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 30.9636.8940.0232.3420.9225.6423.8128.5736.2528.01
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