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Sycamore Networks Inc (OTCPK:SCMR)
EV/EBITDA
0.16 (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 $-1.93 Mil. Sycamore Networks Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $-12.19 Mil. Therefore, Sycamore Networks Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 0.16.

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 $0.35. Sycamore Networks Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $-0.50. 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)
=-1.926/-12.186
=0.16

Sycamore Networks Inc's current Enterprise Value is $-1.93 Mil.
Sycamore Networks Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was -2.344 (Jul. 2012 ) + -6.149 (Oct. 2012 ) + -3.693 (Jan. 2013 ) + 0 (Oct. 2014 ) = $-12.19 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)
=0.35/-0.497
=

Sycamore Networks Inc's share price for today is $0.35.
Sycamore Networks Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was -0.087 (Jul. 2012 ) + -0.23 (Oct. 2012 ) + -0.18 (Jan. 2013 ) + 0 (Oct. 2014 ) = $-0.50.

* 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 Quarterly Data

Jan11Apr11Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Oct14
ev2ebitda -14.15-24.96-10.71-13.91-17.55-8.24-3.56-1.29-0.120.00
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