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PMC-Sierra, Inc. (NAS:PMCS)
EV/EBITDA
21.00 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, PMC-Sierra, Inc.'s enterprise value is $1,303.4 Mil. PMC-Sierra, Inc.'s earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $62.4 Mil. Therefore, PMC-Sierra, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 21.00.

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, PMC-Sierra, Inc.'s stock price is $7.20. PMC-Sierra, Inc.'s earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $-0.14. Therefore, PMC-Sierra, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is 0.00.

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


Definition

PMC-Sierra, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=1303.419/62.447
=20.87

PMC-Sierra, Inc.'s current Enterprise Value is $1,303.4 Mil.
PMC-Sierra, Inc.'s Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 9.883 (Mar. 2013 ) + 11.909 (Jun. 2013 ) + 19.953 (Sep. 2013 ) + 20.702 (Dec. 2013 ) = $62.4 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.

PMC-Sierra, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=7.20/-0.141
=

PMC-Sierra, Inc.'s share price for today is $7.20.
PMC-Sierra, Inc.'s Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -0.03 (Mar. 2013 ) + -0.02 (Jun. 2013 ) + -0.01 (Sep. 2013 ) + -0.081 (Dec. 2013 ) = $-0.14.

* 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.

PMC-Sierra, Inc. Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 33.1230.23188.2136.736.9415.3411.436.550.0019.82

PMC-Sierra, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
ev2ebitda 7.056.559.8910.900.000.000.000.0019.3419.82
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