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Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC)
EV/EBITDA
7.47 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Cimarex Energy Co's enterprise value is $11,558 Mil. Cimarex Energy Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $1,533 Mil. Therefore, Cimarex Energy Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.47.

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, Cimarex Energy Co's stock price is $122.26. Cimarex Energy Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $6.54. Therefore, Cimarex Energy Co's P/E Ratio for today is 18.40.

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


Definition

Cimarex Energy Co's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=11557.560/1533.03
=7.54

Cimarex Energy Co's current Enterprise Value is $11,558 Mil.
Cimarex Energy Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 283.552 (Mar. 2013 ) + 360.137 (Jun. 2013 ) + 386.043 (Sep. 2013 ) + 503.298 (Dec. 2013 ) = $1,533 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.

Cimarex Energy Co's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=122.26/6.535
=18.71

Cimarex Energy Co's share price for today is $122.26.
Cimarex Energy Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 1.04 (Mar. 2013 ) + 1.49 (Jun. 2013 ) + 1.59 (Sep. 2013 ) + 2.415 (Dec. 2013 ) = $6.54.

* 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.

Cimarex Energy Co Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 3.914.873.633.770.000.006.354.615.226.54

Cimarex Energy Co Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
ev2ebitda 4.164.615.624.795.435.226.805.356.946.54
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