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Marlin Business Services Corp (NAS:MRLN)
EV/EBITDA
4.48 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Marlin Business Services Corp's enterprise value is $136.19 Mil. Marlin Business Services Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $30.38 Mil. Therefore, Marlin Business Services Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 4.48.

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, Marlin Business Services Corp's stock price is $18.76. Marlin Business Services Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $1.39. Therefore, Marlin Business Services Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 13.50.

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


Definition

Marlin Business Services Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=136.189/30.376
=4.48

Marlin Business Services Corp's current Enterprise Value is $136.19 Mil.
Marlin Business Services Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 5.857 (Dec. 2013 ) + 7.939 (Mar. 2014 ) + 8.23 (Jun. 2014 ) + 8.35 (Sep. 2014 ) = $30.38 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.

Marlin Business Services Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=18.76/1.393
=13.47

Marlin Business Services Corp's share price for today is $18.76.
Marlin Business Services Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.273 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.36 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.38 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.38 (Sep. 2014 ) = $1.39.

* 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.

Marlin Business Services Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 19.6119.7312.1513.41-330.1692.3127.7414.139.798.69

Marlin Business Services Corp Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 12.5312.239.799.347.918.728.695.154.514.32
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