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Vulcan Materials Co (NYSE:VMC)
EV/EBITDA
13.11 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Vulcan Materials Co's enterprise value is $10,285 Mil. Vulcan Materials Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $776 Mil. Therefore, Vulcan Materials Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 13.11.

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, Vulcan Materials Co's stock price is $65.34. Vulcan Materials Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $1.01. Therefore, Vulcan Materials Co's P/E Ratio for today is 64.80.

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


Definition

Vulcan Materials Co's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=10285.001/776.131
=13.25

Vulcan Materials Co's current Enterprise Value is $10,285 Mil.
Vulcan Materials Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 163.826 (Jun. 2013 ) + 164.811 (Sep. 2013 ) + 183.447 (Dec. 2013 ) + 264.047 (Mar. 2014 ) = $776 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.

Vulcan Materials Co's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=65.34/1.009
=64.76

Vulcan Materials Co's share price for today is $65.34.
Vulcan Materials Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.22 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.31 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.069 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.41 (Mar. 2014 ) = $1.01.

* 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.

Vulcan Materials Co Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 8.709.519.4712.3417.5316.8722.5518.0824.7918.70

Vulcan Materials Co Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
ev2ebitda 18.0818.6218.2922.9224.7925.8421.2320.9818.7013.42
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