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United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL)
EV-to-EBITDA
5.07 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, United Continental Holdings Inc's enterprise value is $30,442 Mil. United Continental Holdings Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $6,010 Mil. Therefore, United Continental Holdings Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 5.07.

UAL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.7   Max: 11.4
Current: 5.07

-23.7
11.4

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of United Continental Holdings Inc was 11.40. The lowest was -23.70. And the median was 5.10.

UAL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
66% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. UAL: 5.07 )

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, United Continental Holdings Inc's stock price is $70.97. United Continental Holdings Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $6.38. Therefore, United Continental Holdings Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 11.12.

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


Definition

United Continental Holdings Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=30442.240/6010
=5.07

United Continental Holdings Inc's current Enterprise Value is $30,442 Mil.
United Continental Holdings Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 1565 (Jun. 2016 ) + 2143 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1512 (Dec. 2016 ) + 790 (Mar. 2017 ) = $6,010 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.

United Continental Holdings Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=70.97/6.38
=11.12

United Continental Holdings Inc's share price for today is $70.97.
United Continental Holdings Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 1.78 (Jun. 2016 ) + 3.01 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1.28 (Dec. 2016 ) + 0.31 (Mar. 2017 ) = $6.38.

* 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.

United Continental Holdings Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 4.02-1.919.276.753.389.027.099.354.124.80

United Continental Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda 9.357.025.324.584.124.193.103.664.805.11
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