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Westport Innovations Inc (NAS:WPRT)
EV/EBITDA
-2.06 (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 $302.7 Mil. Westport Innovations Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $-150.9 Mil. Therefore, Westport Innovations Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -2.06.

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 $5.70. Westport Innovations Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $-2.76. Therefore, Westport Innovations Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 0.00.

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)
=302.667/-150.942
=-2.01

Westport Innovations Inc's current Enterprise Value is $302.7 Mil.
Westport Innovations Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -83.575 (Dec. 2013 ) + -18.304 (Mar. 2014 ) + -29.243 (Jun. 2014 ) + -19.82 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-150.9 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)
=5.70/-2.762
=

Westport Innovations Inc's share price for today is $5.70.
Westport Innovations Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -1.422 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.38 (Mar. 2014 ) + -0.56 (Jun. 2014 ) + -0.4 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-2.76.

* 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

Mar04Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda -4.47-6.80-5.02-22.45-38.70-16.46-35.04-49.83-16.80-6.61

Westport Innovations Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda -14,280.28-54.38-16.80-15.90-14.38-10.26-6.61-5.28-6.48-4.20
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