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Quality Systems, Inc. (NAS:QSII)
EV/EBITDA
20.81 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Quality Systems, Inc.'s enterprise value is $849.5 Mil. Quality Systems, Inc.'s earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $41.7 Mil. Therefore, Quality Systems, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 20.81.

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 Systems, Inc.'s stock price is $15.67. Quality Systems, Inc.'s earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.11. Therefore, Quality Systems, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is 141.10.

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


Definition

Quality Systems, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=849.509/41.747
=20.35

Quality Systems, Inc.'s current Enterprise Value is $849.5 Mil.
Quality Systems, Inc.'s Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 3.99 (Mar. 2013 ) + 25.995 (Jun. 2013 ) + 22.687 (Sep. 2013 ) + -10.925 (Dec. 2013 ) = $41.7 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 Systems, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=15.67/0.111
=141.17

Quality Systems, Inc.'s share price for today is $15.67.
Quality Systems, Inc.'s Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -0.069 (Mar. 2013 ) + 0.22 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.17 (Sep. 2013 ) + -0.21 (Dec. 2013 ) = $0.11.

* 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 Systems, Inc. Annual Data

Mar04Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13
ev2ebitda 12.4118.2120.7618.2811.5114.9619.3221.1718.2510.40

Quality Systems, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
ev2ebitda 20.8614.8318.2511.467.817.8910.4010.9614.9028.08
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