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Oil-Dri Corp of America (NYSE:ODC)
EV-to-EBITDA
11.32 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Oil-Dri Corp of America's enterprise value is $264.4 Mil. Oil-Dri Corp of America's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $23.4 Mil. Therefore, Oil-Dri Corp of America's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 11.32.

ODC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1   Max: 12.2
Current: 11.33

4.1
12.2

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Oil-Dri Corp of America was 12.20. The lowest was 4.10. And the median was 6.90.

ODC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.25 vs. ODC: 11.33 )

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, Oil-Dri Corp of America's stock price is $40.22. Oil-Dri Corp of America's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $1.45. Therefore, Oil-Dri Corp of America's P/E Ratio for today is 27.74.

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


Definition

Oil-Dri Corp of America's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=264.437/23.351
=11.32

Oil-Dri Corp of America's current Enterprise Value is $264.4 Mil.
Oil-Dri Corp of America's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was 2.101 (Apr. 2016 ) + 6.449 (Jul. 2016 ) + 6.089 (Oct. 2016 ) + 8.712 (Jan. 2017 ) = $23.4 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.

Oil-Dri Corp of America's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=40.22/1.45
=27.74

Oil-Dri Corp of America's share price for today is $40.22.
Oil-Dri Corp of America's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was -0.13 (Apr. 2016 ) + 0.72 (Jul. 2016 ) + 0.28 (Oct. 2016 ) + 0.58 (Jan. 2017 ) = $1.45.

* 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.

Oil-Dri Corp of America Annual Data

Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15Jul16
ev2ebitda 5.985.535.026.826.527.377.349.006.639.37

Oil-Dri Corp of America Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
ev2ebitda 9.7010.2810.336.636.797.797.659.3710.299.98
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