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VIVUS Inc (NAS:VVUS)
EV/EBITDA
-6.76 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, VIVUS Inc's enterprise value is $126.59 Mil. VIVUS Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $-18.73 Mil. Therefore, VIVUS Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -6.76.

VVUS' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.3   Max: 58.1
Current: -6.76

-33.3
58.1

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of VIVUS Inc was 58.10. The lowest was -33.30. And the median was -6.60.

VVUS's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. VVUS: -6.76 )

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, VIVUS Inc's stock price is $1.06. VIVUS Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $-0.50. Therefore, VIVUS 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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=126.587/-18.726
=-6.76

VIVUS Inc's current Enterprise Value is $126.59 Mil.
VIVUS Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was -7.681 (Sep. 2015 ) + -3.419 (Dec. 2015 ) + -4.24 (Mar. 2016 ) + -3.386 (Jun. 2016 ) = $-18.73 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=1.06/-0.5
=

VIVUS Inc's share price for today is $1.06.
VIVUS Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was -0.15 (Sep. 2015 ) + -0.12 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.12 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.11 (Jun. 2016 ) = $-0.50.

* 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.

VIVUS Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda -8.0330.15-24.87-10.10-8.81-15.37-8.14-5.23-4.57-1.70

VIVUS Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
ev2ebitda -4.74-5.94-7.60-4.57-4.13-2.82-2.14-1.70-2.70-7.09
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