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Oil-Dri Corp of America (NYSE:ODC)
EV/EBITDA
8.13 (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 $208.7 Mil. Oil-Dri Corp of America's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $25.7 Mil. Therefore, Oil-Dri Corp of America's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.13.

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 $29.17. Oil-Dri Corp of America's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $1.79. Therefore, Oil-Dri Corp of America's P/E Ratio for today is 16.40.

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)
=208.734/25.699
=8.12

Oil-Dri Corp of America's current Enterprise Value is $208.7 Mil.
Oil-Dri Corp of America's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 6.62 (Jul. 2013 ) + 6.548 (Oct. 2013 ) + 8.544 (Jan. 2014 ) + 3.987 (Apr. 2014 ) = $25.7 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=29.17/1.791
=16.29

Oil-Dri Corp of America's share price for today is $29.17.
Oil-Dri Corp of America's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 0.681 (Jul. 2013 ) + 0.41 (Oct. 2013 ) + 0.6 (Jan. 2014 ) + 0.1 (Apr. 2014 ) = $1.79.

* 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.

Oil-Dri Corp of America Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
ev2ebitda 7.348.057.005.985.505.026.826.527.377.34

Oil-Dri Corp of America Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
ev2ebitda 6.356.287.376.128.157.317.349.198.519.32
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