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United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (NAS:USLM)
EV/EBITDA
7.89 (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 $286.6 Mil. United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.'s earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $36.2 Mil. Therefore, United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.'s EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.89.

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 $56.38. United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.'s earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $2.66. Therefore, United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is 21.10.

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)
=286.639/36.184
=7.92

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.'s current Enterprise Value is $286.6 Mil.
United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.'s Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 7.916 (Mar. 2013 ) + 10.353 (Jun. 2013 ) + 10.455 (Sep. 2013 ) + 7.46 (Dec. 2013 ) = $36.2 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)
=56.38/2.662
=21.18

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.'s share price for today is $56.38.
United States Lime & Minerals, Inc.'s Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.5 (Mar. 2013 ) + 0.83 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.86 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.472 (Dec. 2013 ) = $2.66.

* 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

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
ev2ebitda 5.227.648.426.046.736.597.887.518.038.65
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