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Westell Technologies Inc (NAS:WSTL)
EV-to-EBITDA
-1.57 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Westell Technologies Inc's enterprise value is $22.32 Mil. Westell Technologies Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-14.18 Mil. Therefore, Westell Technologies Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -1.57.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Westell Technologies Inc was 3147.60. The lowest was -33.50. And the median was 1.60.

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, Westell Technologies Inc's stock price is $0.75. Westell Technologies Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-0.34. Therefore, Westell Technologies 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

Westell Technologies Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=22.323/-14.175
=-1.57

Westell Technologies Inc's current Enterprise Value is $22.32 Mil.
Westell Technologies Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -3.448 (Mar. 2016 ) + -6.198 (Jun. 2016 ) + -4.231 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.298 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-14.18 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.

Westell Technologies Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=0.75/-0.34
=

Westell Technologies Inc's share price for today is $0.75.
Westell Technologies Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.09 (Mar. 2016 ) + -0.13 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.09 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.03 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-0.34.

* 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.

Westell Technologies Inc Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
ev2ebitda 3.75-2.762.492.5410.23-0.47-0.4981.45-0.80-4.33

Westell Technologies Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda -4.30-1.10-0.80-0.44-0.83-2.40-4.33-1.32-0.62-1.15
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