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Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC)
EV/EBITDA
6.14 (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 $11,062 Mil. Cimarex Energy Co's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $1,803 Mil. Therefore, Cimarex Energy Co's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.14.

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 $116.05. Cimarex Energy Co's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $7.36. Therefore, Cimarex Energy Co's P/E Ratio for today is 15.90.

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)
=11061.543/1802.974
=6.14

Cimarex Energy Co's current Enterprise Value is $11,062 Mil.
Cimarex Energy Co's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 503.298 (Dec. 2013 ) + 400.885 (Mar. 2014 ) + 439.536 (Jun. 2014 ) + 459.255 (Sep. 2014 ) = $1,803 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)
=116.05/7.355
=15.78

Cimarex Energy Co's share price for today is $116.05.
Cimarex Energy Co's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 2.415 (Dec. 2013 ) + 1.59 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1.7 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1.65 (Sep. 2014 ) = $7.36.

* 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 3.914.893.633.77-3.20-25.556.354.615.226.56

Cimarex Energy Co Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 4.795.435.226.805.356.976.566.907.986.77
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