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Maxwell Technologies Inc (NAS:MXWL)
EV-to-EBITDA
-9.48 (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 $151.9 Mil. Maxwell Technologies Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-16.0 Mil. Therefore, Maxwell Technologies Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -9.48.

MXWL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -594.9   Max: 7218.7
Current: -9.48

-594.9
7218.7

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Maxwell Technologies Inc was 7218.70. The lowest was -594.90. And the median was -26.45.

MXWL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1644 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.18 vs. MXWL: -9.48 )

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, Maxwell Technologies Inc's stock price is $5.49. Maxwell Technologies Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.74. Therefore, Maxwell Technologies Inc's P/E Ratio for today is .

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)
=151.890/-16.015
=-9.48

Maxwell Technologies Inc's current Enterprise Value is $151.9 Mil.
Maxwell Technologies Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -3.653 (Mar. 2016 ) + -1.433 (Jun. 2016 ) + -3.489 (Sep. 2016 ) + -7.44 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-16.0 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=5.49/-0.74
=

Maxwell Technologies Inc's share price for today is $5.49.
Maxwell Technologies Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.22 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.07 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.21 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.38 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-0.74.

* 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.

Maxwell Technologies Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda -27.45-13.39-32.207,309.2651.9012.9611.2625.85-37.15-8.70

Maxwell Technologies Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 33.8225.85221.64-36.28-47.86-37.15-49.33-81.72-18.80-8.70
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