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Westport Fuel Systems Inc (NAS:WPRT)
EV/EBITDA
-3.27 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Westport Fuel Systems Inc's enterprise value is $160.2 Mil. Westport Fuel Systems Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-49.1 Mil. Therefore, Westport Fuel Systems Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -3.27.

WPRT' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -120   Max: 9.4
Current: -3.48

-120
9.4

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Westport Fuel Systems Inc was 9.40. The lowest was -120.00. And the median was -11.80.

WPRT's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.91 vs. WPRT: -3.48 )

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 Fuel Systems Inc's stock price is $1.15. Westport Fuel Systems Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $-0.98. Therefore, Westport Fuel Systems 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 Fuel Systems Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=160.217/-49.061
=-3.27

Westport Fuel Systems Inc's current Enterprise Value is $160.2 Mil.
Westport Fuel Systems Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -17.597 (Dec. 2015 ) + -17.913 (Mar. 2016 ) + 10.532 (Jun. 2016 ) + -24.083 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-49.1 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=1.15/-0.98
=

Westport Fuel Systems Inc's share price for today is $1.15.
Westport Fuel Systems Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -0.36 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.36 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.04 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.3 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-0.98.

* 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.

Westport Fuel Systems Inc Annual Data

Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda -4.85-25.021.658.19-39.09-47.63-16.51-6.36-1.77-2.24

Westport Fuel Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebitda -6.47-4.43-1.77-2.46-3.11-1.64-2.24-2.49-3.31-4.09
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