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Westport Innovations Inc (NAS:WPRT)
EV/EBITDA
-0.95 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Westport Innovations Inc's enterprise value is $110.6 Mil. Westport Innovations Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $-116.4 Mil. Therefore, Westport Innovations Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -0.95.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Westport Innovations Inc was 55.60. The lowest was -132.40. And the median was -13.90.

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, Westport Innovations Inc's stock price is $1.66. Westport Innovations Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $-2.20. Therefore, Westport Innovations 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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=110.551/-116.411
=-0.95

Westport Innovations Inc's current Enterprise Value is $110.6 Mil.
Westport Innovations Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was -57.614 (Dec. 2014 ) + -11.644 (Mar. 2015 ) + -14.724 (Jun. 2015 ) + -32.429 (Sep. 2015 ) = $-116.4 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=1.66/-2.2
=

Westport Innovations Inc's share price for today is $1.66.
Westport Innovations Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was -1.03 (Dec. 2014 ) + -0.27 (Mar. 2015 ) + -0.32 (Jun. 2015 ) + -0.58 (Sep. 2015 ) = $-2.20.

* 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.

Westport Innovations Inc Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda -6.75-4.96-24.54-37.63-14.47-35.81-50.08-16.83-6.74-1.86

Westport Innovations Inc Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
ev2ebitda -16.47-12.23-6.74-5.35-6.73-4.18-1.86-2.36-3.23-1.72
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