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Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA)
EV/EBITDA
-52.81 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Vocera Communications Inc's enterprise value is $400.8 Mil. Vocera Communications Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-7.6 Mil. Therefore, Vocera Communications Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -52.81.

During the past 7 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Vocera Communications Inc was 262.20. The lowest was -2711.20. And the median was -13.30.

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, Vocera Communications Inc's stock price is $19.07. Vocera Communications Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-0.39. Therefore, Vocera Communications Inc's P/E Ratio for today is .

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


Definition

Vocera Communications Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=400.808/-7.589
=-52.81

Vocera Communications Inc's current Enterprise Value is $400.8 Mil.
Vocera Communications Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -2.209 (Dec. 2015 ) + -2.93 (Mar. 2016 ) + -1.996 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.454 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-7.6 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.

Vocera Communications Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=19.07/-0.39
=

Vocera Communications Inc's share price for today is $19.07.
Vocera Communications Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -0.11 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.14 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.1 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.04 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-0.39.

* 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.

Vocera Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.000.0077.32-32.69-5.77-15.16

Vocera Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda -13.74-4.47-5.77-6.09-8.68-10.50-15.16-16.82-21.31-44.52
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