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VIVUS Inc (NAS:VVUS)
EV/EBITDA
-8.77 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, VIVUS Inc's enterprise value is $102.09 Mil. VIVUS Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-11.63 Mil. Therefore, VIVUS Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -8.77.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of VIVUS Inc was 58.10. The lowest was -33.20. And the median was -6.70.

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 $1.40. VIVUS Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-0.44. 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)
=102.085/-11.634
=-8.77

VIVUS Inc's current Enterprise Value is $102.09 Mil.
VIVUS Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -3.419 (Dec. 2015 ) + -4.24 (Mar. 2016 ) + -3.386 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.589 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-11.63 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=1.40/-0.44
=

VIVUS Inc's share price for today is $1.40.
VIVUS Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -0.12 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.12 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.11 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.09 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-0.44.

* 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.

VIVUS Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda -8.0330.15-24.87-10.77-8.49-15.42-8.15-5.25-4.58-1.64

VIVUS Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda -6.00-7.73-4.58-4.13-2.82-2.14-1.64-2.70-7.09-6.43
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