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Westport Innovations Inc (NAS:WPRT)
EV/EBITDA
-1.84 (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 $229.8 Mil. Westport Innovations Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $-125.0 Mil. Therefore, Westport Innovations Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -1.84.

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 $4.03. Westport Innovations Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $-2.37. 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)
=229.843/-124.981
=-1.84

Westport Innovations Inc's current Enterprise Value is $229.8 Mil.
Westport Innovations Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was -18.304 (Mar. 2014 ) + -29.243 (Jun. 2014 ) + -19.82 (Sep. 2014 ) + -57.614 (Dec. 2014 ) = $-125.0 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)
=4.03/-2.365
=

Westport Innovations Inc's share price for today is $4.03.
Westport Innovations Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was -0.38 (Mar. 2014 ) + -0.56 (Jun. 2014 ) + -0.4 (Sep. 2014 ) + -1.025 (Dec. 2014 ) = $-2.37.

* 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 -6.74-4.96-24.52-37.62-14.45-35.81-50.20-16.82-6.75-1.86

Westport Innovations Inc Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
ev2ebitda -28.89-16.82-17.77-16.47-12.23-6.75-5.35-6.73-4.18-1.86
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