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Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC)
EV-to-EBITDA
-91.56 (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 $11,931 Mil. Cimarex Energy Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-130 Mil. Therefore, Cimarex Energy Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -91.56.

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Cimarex Energy Co was 14.90. The lowest was -107.90. And the median was 4.40.

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 $116.65. Cimarex Energy Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-4.63. Therefore, Cimarex Energy Co'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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=11930.985/-130.304
=-91.56

Cimarex Energy Co's current Enterprise Value is $11,931 Mil.
Cimarex Energy Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -148.331 (Mar. 2016 ) + -285.441 (Jun. 2016 ) + 105.832 (Sep. 2016 ) + 197.636 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-130 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=116.65/-4.63
=

Cimarex Energy Co's share price for today is $116.65.
Cimarex Energy Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -2 (Mar. 2016 ) + -2.91 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.14 (Sep. 2016 ) + 0.42 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-4.63.

* 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.

Cimarex Energy Co Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 3.77-3.20-23.326.354.615.226.566.28-3.11-105.61

Cimarex Energy Co Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 6.646.2813.77-34.71-5.81-3.11-3.74-5.40-11.71-105.61
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