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ORBCOMM Inc (NAS:ORBC)
EV/EBITDA
71.92 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, ORBCOMM Inc's enterprise value is $495.49 Mil. ORBCOMM Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $6.89 Mil. Therefore, ORBCOMM Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 71.92.

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, ORBCOMM Inc's stock price is $6.36. ORBCOMM Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $-0.08. Therefore, ORBCOMM 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

ORBCOMM Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=495.485/6.889
=71.92

ORBCOMM Inc's current Enterprise Value is $495.49 Mil.
ORBCOMM Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 1.57 (Mar. 2014 ) + 4.061 (Jun. 2014 ) + 2.632 (Sep. 2014 ) + -1.374 (Dec. 2014 ) = $6.89 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=6.36/-0.079
=

ORBCOMM Inc's share price for today is $6.36.
ORBCOMM Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was -0.01 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.02 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0 (Sep. 2014 ) + -0.089 (Dec. 2014 ) = $-0.08.

* 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.

ORBCOMM Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 0.00-19.68-23.6325.821.558.4810.198.2923.4961.29

ORBCOMM Inc Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
ev2ebitda 8.088.2914.3013.1417.1823.4931.4030.7728.0261.29
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