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World Acceptance Corp (NAS:WRLD)
EV/EBITDA
7.27 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, World Acceptance Corp's enterprise value is $1,296.2 Mil. World Acceptance Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $177.6 Mil. Therefore, World Acceptance Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.27.

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, World Acceptance Corp's stock price is $81.75. World Acceptance Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $9.17. Therefore, World Acceptance Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 8.80.

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


Definition

World Acceptance Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=1296.234/177.585
=7.30

World Acceptance Corp's current Enterprise Value is $1,296.2 Mil.
World Acceptance Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 38.558 (Jun. 2013 ) + 36.348 (Sep. 2013 ) + 38.313 (Dec. 2013 ) + 64.366 (Mar. 2014 ) = $177.6 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.

World Acceptance Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=81.75/9.17
=8.91

World Acceptance Corp's share price for today is $81.75.
World Acceptance Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 1.87 (Jun. 2013 ) + 1.8 (Sep. 2013 ) + 1.98 (Dec. 2013 ) + 3.52 (Mar. 2014 ) = $9.17.

* 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.

World Acceptance Corp Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
ev2ebitda 9.658.9610.368.204.515.977.956.6610.539.92

World Acceptance Corp Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
ev2ebitda 10.766.669.059.5110.9210.5310.9411.5511.989.92
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