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Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE:ODC)
EV/EBITDA
8.33 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Oil-Dri Corporation of America's enterprise value is $240.1 Mil. Oil-Dri Corporation of America's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $28.8 Mil. Therefore, Oil-Dri Corporation of America's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.33.

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 Corporation of America's stock price is $33.71. Oil-Dri Corporation of America's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $2.03. Therefore, Oil-Dri Corporation of America's P/E Ratio for today is 16.70.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=240.145/28.82
=8.33

Oil-Dri Corporation of America's current Enterprise Value is $240.1 Mil.
Oil-Dri Corporation of America's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 7.108 (Apr. 2013 ) + 6.62 (Jul. 2013 ) + 6.548 (Oct. 2013 ) + 8.544 (Jan. 2014 ) = $28.8 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 Corporation of America's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=33.71/2.028
=16.62

Oil-Dri Corporation of America's share price for today is $33.71.
Oil-Dri Corporation of America's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 0.46 (Apr. 2013 ) + 0.681 (Jul. 2013 ) + 0.41 (Oct. 2013 ) + 0.477 (Jan. 2014 ) = $2.03.

* 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 Corporation of America Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
ev2ebitda 7.348.057.005.985.505.026.826.527.377.34

Oil-Dri Corporation of America Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
ev2ebitda 6.916.356.287.376.128.157.317.349.198.51
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