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Marlin Business Services Corp (NAS:MRLN)
EV/EBITDA
8.83 (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 $233.52 Mil. Marlin Business Services Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $26.45 Mil. Therefore, Marlin Business Services Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.83.

MRLN' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -765.2   Max: 98.7
Current: 7.87

-765.2
98.7

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Marlin Business Services Corp was 98.70. The lowest was -765.20. And the median was 7.40.

MRLN's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
67% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.35 vs. MRLN: 7.87 )

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 $24.25. Marlin Business Services Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $1.24. Therefore, Marlin Business Services Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 19.56.

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)
=233.518/26.454
=8.83

Marlin Business Services Corp's current Enterprise Value is $233.52 Mil.
Marlin Business Services Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 4.525 (Dec. 2015 ) + 6.424 (Mar. 2016 ) + 7.665 (Jun. 2016 ) + 7.84 (Sep. 2016 ) = $26.45 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=24.25/1.24
=19.56

Marlin Business Services Corp's share price for today is $24.25.
Marlin Business Services Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.24 (Dec. 2015 ) + 0.29 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.36 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.35 (Sep. 2016 ) = $1.24.

* 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.

Marlin Business Services Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 49.44-93.5692.3128.3316.559.798.694.654.906.45

Marlin Business Services Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 4.304.654.413.812.654.903.994.345.926.45
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