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Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA)
EV-to-EBITDA
-46.83 (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 $617.4 Mil. Vocera Communications Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-13.2 Mil. Therefore, Vocera Communications Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -46.83.

VCRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2711.2   Max: 262.2
Current: -46.83

-2711.2
262.2

During the past 8 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Vocera Communications Inc was 262.20. The lowest was -2711.20. And the median was -14.40.

VCRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. VCRA: -46.83 )

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 $23.91. Vocera Communications Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.64. 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)
=617.401/-13.185
=-46.83

Vocera Communications Inc's current Enterprise Value is $617.4 Mil.
Vocera Communications Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -2.93 (Mar. 2016 ) + -1.996 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.454 (Sep. 2016 ) + -7.805 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-13.2 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)
=23.91/-0.643
=

Vocera Communications Inc's share price for today is $23.91.
Vocera Communications Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.14 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.1 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.04 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.363 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-0.64.

* 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

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.0077.32-32.69-5.77-15.16-32.80

Vocera Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda -4.47-5.77-6.09-8.68-10.50-15.16-16.82-21.31-44.52-32.80
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