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Sycamore Networks Inc (OTCPK:SCMR)
EV/EBITDA
-0.04 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Sycamore Networks Inc's enterprise value is $0.42 Mil. Sycamore Networks Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2012 was $-11.20 Mil. Therefore, Sycamore Networks Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -0.04.

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, Sycamore Networks Inc's stock price is $0.39. Sycamore Networks Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2012 was $-0.45. Therefore, Sycamore Networks Inc'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

Sycamore Networks Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=0.422/-11.203
=-0.04

Sycamore Networks Inc's current Enterprise Value is $0.42 Mil.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Sycamore Networks Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2012 was $-11.20 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.

Sycamore Networks Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=0.39/-0.45
=

Sycamore Networks Inc's share price for today is $0.39.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Sycamore Networks Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2012 was $-0.45.

* 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.

Sycamore Networks Inc Annual Data

Jul03Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12
ev2ebitda -7.75-6.92-0.55-11.37-5.38-6.55-5.77-7.43-10.71-3.56

Sycamore Networks Inc Semi-Annual Data

Jul03Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12
ev2ebitda -7.75-6.92-0.55-11.37-5.38-6.55-5.77-7.43-10.71-3.56
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