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Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC)
EV/EBITDA
7.12 (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 $11,738 Mil. Cimarex Energy Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $1,649 Mil. Therefore, Cimarex Energy Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.12.

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 $121.51. Cimarex Energy Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $5.82. Therefore, Cimarex Energy Co's P/E Ratio for today is 20.87.

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)
=11738.129/1648.862
=7.12

Cimarex Energy Co's current Enterprise Value is $11,738 Mil.
Cimarex Energy Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 400.885 (Mar. 2014 ) + 439.536 (Jun. 2014 ) + 459.255 (Sep. 2014 ) + 349.186 (Dec. 2014 ) = $1,649 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)
=121.51/5.823
=20.87

Cimarex Energy Co's share price for today is $121.51.
Cimarex Energy Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 1.59 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1.7 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1.65 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.883 (Dec. 2014 ) = $5.82.

* 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

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 4.873.633.77-3.20-23.326.354.615.226.566.27

Cimarex Energy Co Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
ev2ebitda 5.435.226.805.356.976.566.908.016.646.27
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