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Laboratory of America Holdings EBITDA per Share

: $48.80 (TTM As of Jun. 2021)
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Laboratory of America Holdings's EBITDA per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $9.33. Its EBITDA per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 was $48.80.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Laboratory of America Holdings was 234.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 20.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 13.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 8.80% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA per Share growth rate using EBITDA per Share data.

The historical rank and industry rank for Laboratory of America Holdings's EBITDA per Share or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:LH' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57   Med: 8.05   Max: 157.1
Current: 20.6

-57
157.1

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Laboratory of America Holdings was 157.10% per year. The lowest was -57.00% per year. And the median was 8.05% per year.

NYSE:LH's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 80 Companies
in the Medical Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. NYSE:LH: 20.60 )

Laboratory of America Holdings's EBITDA for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $916 Mil.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA Growth Rate of Laboratory of America Holdings was 235.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 18.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 12.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 8.80% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA Growth Rate using EBITDA data.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA Growth Rate of Laboratory of America Holdings was 168.80% per year. The lowest was -51.60% per year. And the median was 9.95% per year.


Laboratory of America Holdings EBITDA per Share Historical Data

The historical data trend for Laboratory of America Holdings's EBITDA per Share can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Laboratory of America Holdings Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
EBITDA per Share
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 17.18 17.77 20.12 19.50 31.14

Laboratory of America Holdings Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
EBITDA per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.05 11.73 15.00 12.73 9.33

Laboratory of America Holdings EBITDA per Share Calculation

EBITDA per Share is the amount of Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) per outstanding share of the company's stock.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) is what the company earns before it expenses interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.

Laboratory of America Holdings's EBITDA per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

EBITDA per Share(A: Dec. 2020 )
=EBITDA/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=3051.2/98.000
=31.13

Laboratory of America Holdings's EBITDA per Share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 is calculated as

EBITDA per Share(Q: Jun. 2021 )
=EBITDA/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=916/98.200
=9.33

EBITDA per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $48.80

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Laboratory of America Holdings  (NYSE:LH) EBITDA per Share Explanation

EBITDA is a cash flow measure that ignores changes in working capital. EBITDA minus Depreciation, and Amortization (DA) equals EBIT. EBIT is profit before interest and taxes. Of course, Interest and taxes need to be paid.

While depreciation and amortization expenses do not need to be paid in cash, assets - especially tangible assets - do need to be replaced over time. EBITDA is not a measure of profit in any sense. EBITDA is a measure of cash generation by a business where the uses of that cash may be more or less discretionary depending on the nature of the business.

The EBITDA of a TV station is largely discretionary. Owners may use much of the EBITDA generated by a TV station as they see fit. The EBITDA of a railroad is largely non-discretionary. Owners must use much of the EBITDA generated by a railroad to replace the physical assets of the railroad or the business will literally fall apart over time.

EBITDA can be thought of as the cash a business generates that is available to:

Add more inventory
Add more receivables
Replace property, plant, and equipment
Add more property, plant, and equipment
Pay interest
Pay taxes
And finally: pay owners

EBITDA is widely used in financial analysis because Depreciation and Amortization are not present day cash expenses.. Depreciation and amortization are the spreading out of the costs of assets over the time in which those assets provide benefits. Today's depreciation and amortization expenses relate to assets bought in the past. The assets being expensed may or may not need to be replaced in the future. And the cost to replace the assets may be more or less than it was in the past. For this reason, the depreciation and amortization expenses a company records in the present year may have no relationship to the actual cash costs needed to maintain its assets in future years.

A company's depreciation expense depends on both its expectations about the assets it owns and its choice of accounting methods. Two companies owning identical assets may have different depreciation expenses because they have different expectations about the useful lives of those assets and because they make different accounting choices.

Analysts use EBITDA to remove this element of personal choice from a company's accounting statements. The use of EBITDA is an attempt to make the results of different companies more comparable and uniform.


Be Aware

Although depreciation is not a cash cost it is a real business cost because the company has to pay for the fixed assets when they purchase them. Both Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger hate the idea of EBITDA because in this calculation, depreciation is not counted as an expense.

EBITDA over Revenue is a good metric for comparing the operating efficiencies between companies because EBITDA is less vulnerable to companies' accounting choices. For this reason, EBITDA is used in ranking the Predictability of Companies.


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Laboratory of America Holdings Business Description

Laboratory of America Holdings logo
Industry
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
358 South Main Street, Burlington, NC, USA, 27215
Laboratory Corporation of America is one of the nation's two largest independent clinical laboratories, with roughly 20% of the independent lab market. The company operates approximately 2,000 patient-service centers, offering a broad range of 5,000 clinical lab tests, ranging from routine blood and urine screens to complex oncology and genomic testing. With the addition of Covance, LabCorp also has a sizable footprint in the global contract research organization market.
Executives
Caveney Brian J officer: EVP, President of Diagnostics 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Wilkinson Peter J officer: SVP, Chief Accounting Officer C/O PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT 929 NORTH FRONT STREET WILMINGTON NC 28401
Williams R Sanders director DUKE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TRENT DRIVE DURHAM NC 27706
Van Der Vaart Sandra D officer: EVP, Chief Legal Officer 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
King David P director 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Kirchgraber Paul R officer: CEO, Covance Drug Development 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Schroeder Mark S officer: EVP, President-Diagnostics Lab 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Eisenberg Glenn A officer: Chief Financial Officer, EVP P O BOX 1017 CHARLOTTE NC 28201-1017
Berberian Lance officer: EVP, CIO & CTO PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: BERBERIAN LANCE a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Summy Amy B. officer: EVP, Chief Marketing Officer 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Seltz Judith C officer: EVP, CHRO 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Belingard Jean-luc director 1401 HARBOR BAY PARKWAY ALAMEDA CA 94502
Gilliland Dwight Gary director 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Kong Garheng director 712 COLLEGE AVENUE MENLO PARK CA 94025
Neupert Peter M director 13920 SE EASTGATE WAY STE 300 BELLEVUE WA 98005

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