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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 0.00.

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?

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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

 Dec03 Dec04 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 ev2ebitda 6.42 6.45 8.31 3.15 10.32 -2.03 9.31 9.28 6.93 8.38

Plains Exploration & Production Company Quarterly Data

 Dec10 Mar11 Jun11 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 ev2ebitda 9.28 9.46 8.08 8.28 6.93 8.68 0.00 6.05 8.38 5.96
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