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Penn West Petroleum Ltd (NYSE:PWE)
EV/EBITDA
-7.16 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Penn West Petroleum Ltd's enterprise value is $2,811 Mil. Penn West Petroleum Ltd's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $-392 Mil. Therefore, Penn West Petroleum Ltd's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -7.16.

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, Penn West Petroleum Ltd's stock price is $2.07. Penn West Petroleum Ltd's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $-3.24. Therefore, Penn West Petroleum Ltd'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

Penn West Petroleum Ltd's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2811.376/-392.499765857
=-7.16

Penn West Petroleum Ltd's current Enterprise Value is $2,811 Mil.
Penn West Petroleum Ltd's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 373.961218837 (Jun. 2014 ) + 212.514757969 (Sep. 2014 ) + -941.727367326 (Dec. 2014 ) + -37.2483753368 (Mar. 2015 ) = $-392 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.

Penn West Petroleum Ltd's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=2.07/-3.2392027572
=

Penn West Petroleum Ltd's share price for today is $2.07.
Penn West Petroleum Ltd's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 0.267774699908 (Jun. 2014 ) + -0.0272454817909 (Sep. 2014 ) + -3.09139784946 (Dec. 2014 ) + -0.388334125852 (Mar. 2015 ) = $-3.24.

* 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.

Penn West Petroleum Ltd Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 7.667.586.612.989.475.837.064.107.74-12.05

Penn West Petroleum Ltd Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebitda 4.104.966.866.507.747.927.296.68-12.05-7.03
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