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Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NAS:MXWL)
EV/EBITDA
21.97 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Maxwell Technologies, Inc.'s enterprise value is $395.5 Mil. Maxwell Technologies, Inc.'s earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $17.7 Mil. Therefore, Maxwell Technologies, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 21.97.

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, Maxwell Technologies, Inc.'s stock price is $14.13. Maxwell Technologies, Inc.'s earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.22. Therefore, Maxwell Technologies, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is 63.50.

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


Definition

Maxwell Technologies, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=395.480/17.735
=22.30

Maxwell Technologies, Inc.'s current Enterprise Value is $395.5 Mil.
Maxwell Technologies, Inc.'s Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 2.914 (Mar. 2013 ) + 6.411 (Jun. 2013 ) + 8.563 (Sep. 2013 ) + -0.153 (Dec. 2013 ) = $17.7 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.

Maxwell Technologies, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=14.13/0.223
=63.36

Maxwell Technologies, Inc.'s share price for today is $14.13.
Maxwell Technologies, Inc.'s Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -0.01 (Mar. 2013 ) + 0.12 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.21 (Sep. 2013 ) + -0.097 (Dec. 2013 ) = $0.22.

* 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.

Maxwell Technologies, Inc. Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.000.007,309.2651.9012.9611.67

Maxwell Technologies, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
ev2ebitda 201.6451.9059.9716.3614.5712.967.308.3310.3011.67
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