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Peerless Systems Corporation (NAS:PRLS)
EV/EBITDA
-0.55 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Peerless Systems Corporation's enterprise value is $-0.74 Mil. Peerless Systems Corporation's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2013 was $1.35 Mil. Therefore, Peerless Systems Corporation's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -0.55.

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, Peerless Systems Corporation's stock price is $3.79. Peerless Systems Corporation's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2013 was $-0.13. Therefore, Peerless Systems Corporation'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

Peerless Systems Corporation's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=-0.742/1.347
=-0.55

Peerless Systems Corporation's current Enterprise Value is $-0.74 Mil.
Peerless Systems Corporation's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2013 was 0.464 (Jan. 2013 ) + 0.635 (Apr. 2013 ) + 0.137 (Jul. 2013 ) + 0.111 (Oct. 2013 ) = $1.35 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.

Peerless Systems Corporation's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=3.79/-0.126
=

Peerless Systems Corporation's share price for today is $3.79.
Peerless Systems Corporation's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2013 was 0.074 (Jan. 2013 ) + 0.04 (Apr. 2013 ) + -0.14 (Jul. 2013 ) + -0.1 (Oct. 2013 ) = $-0.13.

* 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.

Peerless Systems Corporation Annual Data

Jan04Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13
ev2ebitda 0.000.0017.336.143.67-0.62-2.09-0.93-6.79-1.55

Peerless Systems Corporation Quarterly Data

Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13
ev2ebitda -0.49-1.79-6.79-32.411.910.52-1.55-1.39-0.74-0.37
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