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SunPower Corp (NAS:SPWR)
EV/EBITDA
-8.33 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, SunPower Corp's enterprise value is $2,747 Mil. SunPower Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-330 Mil. Therefore, SunPower Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -8.33.

SPWR' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1104   Max: 338.1
Current: -8.36

-1104
338.1

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of SunPower Corp was 338.10. The lowest was -1104.00. And the median was 11.00.

SPWR's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 13.37 vs. SPWR: -8.36 )

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, SunPower Corp's stock price is $8.82. SunPower Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-3.41. Therefore, SunPower Corp'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

SunPower Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2747.426/-329.651
=-8.33

SunPower Corp's current Enterprise Value is $2,747 Mil.
SunPower Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -42.474 (Mar. 2016 ) + -39.035 (Jun. 2016 ) + -9.988 (Sep. 2016 ) + -238.154 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-330 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

SunPower Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=8.82/-3.41
=

SunPower Corp's share price for today is $8.82.
SunPower Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.62 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.51 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.29 (Sep. 2016 ) + -1.99 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-3.41.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

SunPower Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 168.03-1,054.8713.623.83-2.19-8.1519.6410.78-38.49-7.40

SunPower Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 21.5710.7818.7619.2326.01-38.49-23.48-18.35-18.64-7.40
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