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Plains Exploration & Production Company (NYSE:PXP)
EV/EBITDA
6.54 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Plains Exploration & Production Company's enterprise value is $15,168 Mil. Plains Exploration & Production Company's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2013 was $2,319 Mil. Therefore, Plains Exploration & Production Company's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.54.

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, Plains Exploration & Production Company's stock price is $0.00. Plains Exploration & Production Company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2013 was $2.91. Therefore, Plains Exploration & Production Company's P/E Ratio for today is 0.60.

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


Definition

Plains Exploration & Production Company's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=15168.048/2318.774
=6.54

Plains Exploration & Production Company's current Enterprise Value is $15,168 Mil.
Plains Exploration & Production Company's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2013 was 390.035 (Jun. 2012 ) + 406.114 (Sep. 2012 ) + 584.813 (Dec. 2012 ) + 937.812 (Mar. 2013 ) = $2,319 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.

Plains Exploration & Production Company's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=0.00/2.909
=0.00

Plains Exploration & Production Company's share price for today is $0.00.
Plains Exploration & Production Company's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2013 was 1.7 (Jun. 2012 ) + -0.41 (Sep. 2012 ) + 1.449 (Dec. 2012 ) + 0.17 (Mar. 2013 ) = $2.91.

* 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.

Plains Exploration & Production Company Annual Data

Dec03Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12
ev2ebitda 0.000.008.313.150.000.009.319.286.938.38

Plains Exploration & Production Company Quarterly Data

Dec10Mar11Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13
ev2ebitda 9.289.468.088.286.938.680.006.058.385.96
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