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United States Lime & Minerals Inc (NAS:USLM)
EV-to-EBITDA
8.94 (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 $357.7 Mil. United States Lime & Minerals Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $40.0 Mil. Therefore, United States Lime & Minerals Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 8.94.

USLM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5   Max: 11.3
Current: 8.95

4.5
11.3

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of United States Lime & Minerals Inc was 11.30. The lowest was 4.50. And the median was 7.70.

USLM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
62% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. USLM: 8.95 )

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 $77.55. United States Lime & Minerals Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $3.19. Therefore, United States Lime & Minerals Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 24.31.

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)
=357.738/40.005
=8.94

United States Lime & Minerals Inc's current Enterprise Value is $357.7 Mil.
United States Lime & Minerals Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 9.483 (Mar. 2016 ) + 8.982 (Jun. 2016 ) + 12.25 (Sep. 2016 ) + 9.29 (Dec. 2016 ) = $40.0 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 States Lime & Minerals Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=77.55/3.19
=24.31

United States Lime & Minerals Inc's share price for today is $77.55.
United States Lime & Minerals Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.73 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.66 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1.09 (Sep. 2016 ) + 0.71 (Dec. 2016 ) = $3.19.

* 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 States Lime & Minerals Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 7.935.567.126.547.646.598.668.657.198.66

United States Lime & Minerals Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 7.018.657.957.755.507.197.467.037.848.66
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