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Universal Forest Products Inc (NAS:UFPI)
EV/EBITDA
9.22 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Universal Forest Products Inc's enterprise value is $1,320 Mil. Universal Forest Products Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $143 Mil. Therefore, Universal Forest Products Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 9.22.

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, Universal Forest Products Inc's stock price is $55.66. Universal Forest Products Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $3.03. Therefore, Universal Forest Products Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 18.40.

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


Definition

Universal Forest Products Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=1320.013/143.119
=9.22

Universal Forest Products Inc's current Enterprise Value is $1,320 Mil.
Universal Forest Products Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 45.701 (Jun. 2014 ) + 41.83 (Sep. 2014 ) + 27.528 (Dec. 2014 ) + 28.06 (Mar. 2015 ) = $143 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.

Universal Forest Products Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=55.66/3.025
=18.40

Universal Forest Products Inc's share price for today is $55.66.
Universal Forest Products Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 1.08 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.96 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.475 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0.51 (Mar. 2015 ) = $3.03.

* 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.

Universal Forest Products Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 7.396.097.078.778.3011.3213.4710.8210.458.62

Universal Forest Products Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebitda 10.8212.1112.309.9210.4511.298.836.998.629.14
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