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Quality Distribution Inc (NAS:QLTY)
EV/EBITDA
17.70 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Quality Distribution Inc's enterprise value is $699.1 Mil. Quality Distribution Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $39.5 Mil. Therefore, Quality Distribution Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 17.70.

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, Quality Distribution Inc's stock price is $12.25. Quality Distribution Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $-0.20. Therefore, Quality Distribution Inc'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

Quality Distribution Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=699.090/39.486
=17.70

Quality Distribution Inc's current Enterprise Value is $699.1 Mil.
Quality Distribution Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -21.654 (Dec. 2013 ) + 17.564 (Mar. 2014 ) + 24.767 (Jun. 2014 ) + 18.809 (Sep. 2014 ) = $39.5 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.

Quality Distribution Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=12.25/-0.204
=

Quality Distribution Inc's share price for today is $12.25.
Quality Distribution Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -0.854 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.11 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.41 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.13 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-0.20.

* 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.

Quality Distribution Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 30.3815.238.1410.835.55-4.2411.208.197.78-80.46

Quality Distribution Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 9.369.147.787.4119.6819.60-80.46-35.3520.2018.20
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