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United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL)
EV/EBITDA
3.76 (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 $23,933 Mil. United Continental Holdings Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $6,361 Mil. Therefore, United Continental Holdings Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 3.76.

UAL' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.7   Max: 11.4
Current: 3.78

-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 4.90.

UAL's EV/EBITDA is ranked higher than
77% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. UAL: 3.78 )

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 $75.43. United Continental Holdings Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $7.99. Therefore, United Continental Holdings Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 9.44.

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)
=23932.844/6361
=3.76

United Continental Holdings Inc's current Enterprise Value is $23,933 Mil.
United Continental Holdings Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 1535 (Dec. 2015 ) + 1118 (Mar. 2016 ) + 1565 (Jun. 2016 ) + 2143 (Sep. 2016 ) = $6,361 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)
=75.43/7.99
=9.44

United Continental Holdings Inc's share price for today is $75.43.
United Continental Holdings Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 2.32 (Dec. 2015 ) + 0.88 (Mar. 2016 ) + 1.78 (Jun. 2016 ) + 3.01 (Sep. 2016 ) = $7.99.

* 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 4.02-1.919.276.753.389.027.099.354.123.65

United Continental Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 6.669.357.025.324.584.124.193.103.663.65
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