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United States Lime & Minerals Inc (NAS:USLM)
EV/EBITDA
8.20 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, United States Lime & Minerals Inc's enterprise value is $318.8 Mil. United States Lime & Minerals Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $38.3 Mil. Therefore, United States Lime & Minerals Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.20.

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 States Lime & Minerals Inc's stock price is $62.21. United States Lime & Minerals Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $2.96. Therefore, United States Lime & Minerals Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 21.00.

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


Definition

United States Lime & Minerals Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=318.843/38.277
=8.33

United States Lime & Minerals Inc's current Enterprise Value is $318.8 Mil.
United States Lime & Minerals Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 10.353 (Jun. 2013 ) + 10.455 (Sep. 2013 ) + 7.46 (Dec. 2013 ) + 10.009 (Mar. 2014 ) = $38.3 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.

United States Lime & Minerals Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=62.21/2.962
=21.00

United States Lime & Minerals Inc's share price for today is $62.21.
United States Lime & Minerals Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.83 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.86 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.472 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.8 (Mar. 2014 ) = $2.96.

* 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.

United States Lime & Minerals Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 4.979.498.017.925.567.126.547.646.598.65

United States Lime & Minerals Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
ev2ebitda 7.648.426.046.736.597.887.518.038.657.47
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