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Pain Therapeutics Inc (NAS:PTIE)
EV-to-EBITDA
-1.54 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Pain Therapeutics Inc's enterprise value is $23.01 Mil. Pain Therapeutics Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-14.90 Mil. Therefore, Pain Therapeutics Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -1.54.

PTIE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.3   Max: 86.5
Current: -1.54

-82.3
86.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Pain Therapeutics Inc was 86.50. The lowest was -82.30. And the median was 1.35.

PTIE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 16.79 vs. PTIE: -1.54 )

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, Pain Therapeutics Inc's stock price is $0.91. Pain Therapeutics Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.34. Therefore, Pain Therapeutics 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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=23.007/-14.899
=-1.54

Pain Therapeutics Inc's current Enterprise Value is $23.01 Mil.
Pain Therapeutics Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -5.815 (Mar. 2016 ) + -3.03 (Jun. 2016 ) + -3.528 (Sep. 2016 ) + -2.526 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-14.90 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=0.91/-0.34
=

Pain Therapeutics Inc's share price for today is $0.91.
Pain Therapeutics Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.13 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.07 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.08 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.06 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-0.34.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Pain Therapeutics Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 11.416.38-7.85-14.73-21.44-17.645.46-4.21-3.45-0.51

Pain Therapeutics Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 6.00-4.21-4.09-3.59-4.14-3.45-4.25-4.49-1.44-0.51
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