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Western Alliance Bancorp (NYSE:WAL)
EV/EBITDA
14.92 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Western Alliance Bancorp's enterprise value is $3,918.6 Mil. Western Alliance Bancorp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $262.6 Mil. Therefore, Western Alliance Bancorp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 14.92.

WAL' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.1   Max: 184.9
Current: 14.92

-14.1
184.9

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Western Alliance Bancorp was 184.90. The lowest was -14.10. And the median was 12.75.

WAL's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. WAL: 14.92 )

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, Western Alliance Bancorp's stock price is $36.58. Western Alliance Bancorp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $2.01. Therefore, Western Alliance Bancorp's P/E Ratio for today is 18.22.

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


Definition

Western Alliance Bancorp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=3918.611/262.56
=14.92

Western Alliance Bancorp's current Enterprise Value is $3,918.6 Mil.
Western Alliance Bancorp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 56.272 (Mar. 2015 ) + 47.297 (Jun. 2015 ) + 80.413 (Sep. 2015 ) + 78.578 (Dec. 2015 ) = $262.6 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.

Western Alliance Bancorp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=36.58/2.008
=18.22

Western Alliance Bancorp's share price for today is $36.58.
Western Alliance Bancorp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 0.45 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.39 (Jun. 2015 ) + 0.58 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.588 (Dec. 2015 ) = $2.01.

* 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.

Western Alliance Bancorp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda -12.3223.27-3.84-0.83180.1314.479.7315.2213.8614.60

Western Alliance Bancorp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebitda 15.2214.1813.1512.7913.8611.8314.5314.2114.600.00
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