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TeleCommunication Systems Inc (NAS:TSYS)
EV/EBITDA
-53.60 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, TeleCommunication Systems Inc's enterprise value is $244.1 Mil. TeleCommunication Systems Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $-4.6 Mil. Therefore, TeleCommunication Systems Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -53.60.

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, TeleCommunication Systems Inc's stock price is $2.89. TeleCommunication Systems Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $-0.97. Therefore, TeleCommunication Systems 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

TeleCommunication Systems Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=244.072/-4.554
=-53.60

TeleCommunication Systems Inc's current Enterprise Value is $244.1 Mil.
TeleCommunication Systems Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -25.328 (Dec. 2013 ) + 6.125 (Mar. 2014 ) + 7.543 (Jun. 2014 ) + 7.106 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-4.6 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.

TeleCommunication Systems Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=2.89/-0.969
=

TeleCommunication Systems Inc's share price for today is $2.89.
TeleCommunication Systems Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -0.949 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.01 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.02 (Jun. 2014 ) + -0.03 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-0.97.

* 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.

TeleCommunication Systems Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 24.228.018.1615.3110.7210.025.344.16-3.26-27.98

TeleCommunication Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda -1.49-2.45-3.26-2.565.226.05-27.98-27.39-62.88-52.35
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