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Peerless Systems Corp (NAS:PRLS)
EV/EBITDA
6.69 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Peerless Systems Corp's enterprise value is $5.95 Mil. Peerless Systems Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $0.89 Mil. Therefore, Peerless Systems Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.69.

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 Corp's stock price is $5.23. Peerless Systems Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $1.43. Therefore, Peerless Systems Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 3.66.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=5.945/0.889
=6.69

Peerless Systems Corp's current Enterprise Value is $5.95 Mil.
Peerless Systems Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was 0.308 (Jan. 2014 ) + 0.204 (Apr. 2014 ) + 0.222 (Jul. 2014 ) + 0.155 (Oct. 2014 ) = $0.89 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=5.23/1.43
=3.66

Peerless Systems Corp's share price for today is $5.23.
Peerless Systems Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was -0.13 (Jan. 2014 ) + 0.02 (Apr. 2014 ) + 0.05 (Jul. 2014 ) + 1.49 (Oct. 2014 ) = $1.43.

* 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 Corp Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
ev2ebitda -3.6817.336.143.67-0.62-2.09-0.95-6.79-1.55-1.69

Peerless Systems Corp Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
ev2ebitda 1.910.52-1.55-1.39-0.71-0.57-1.69-1.73-0.944.50
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