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Chobe Holdings (BOT:CHOBT) EBITDA : BWP Mil (TTM As of . 20)


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What is Chobe Holdings EBITDA?

Chobe Holdings's EBITDA for the six months ended in . 20 was BWP0.00 Mil. Chobe Holdings does not have enough years/quarters to calculate its EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in . 20.

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Chobe Holdings's EBITDA per Share for the twelve months ended in . 20 was BWP0.00. Chobe Holdings does not have enough years/quarters to calculate its EBITDA per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in . 20.

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Chobe Holdings EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Chobe Holdings's EBITDA 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.

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Competitive Comparison of Chobe Holdings's EBITDA

For the Leisure subindustry, Chobe Holdings's EV-to-EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and EV-to-EBITDA data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Chobe Holdings's EV-to-EBITDA Distribution in the Travel & Leisure Industry

For the Travel & Leisure industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Chobe Holdings's EV-to-EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Chobe Holdings's EV-to-EBITDA falls into.


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

Chobe Holdings's EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in . 20 is calculated as

Chobe Holdings's EBITDA for the quarter that ended in . 20 is calculated as

* 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.

Sometimes companies may have already deducted Depreciation and Amortization from Gross Profit. In this case Depreciation and Amortization needs to be added back when calculating EBITDA.

Chobe Holdings  (BOT:CHOBT) EBITDA Explanation

EBITDA is a cash flow measure that ignores changes in working capital. EBITDA minus Depreciation, and Amortization (DA) equals Operating Income. Operating Income 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. Also Price-to-EBITDA is sometimes used in valuations.


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Chobe Holdings (BOT:CHOBT) Business Description

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Twin Towers, West Wing,, Plot 28892, First Floor, Fairgrounds, Gaborone, BWA
Chobe Holdings Ltd is engaged in providing photographic safari operations and associated support activities. It operates Desert & Delta Safaris, Chobe Game Lodge, Ker & Downey Botswana, Sedia Hotel, Safari Air and North West Air. Desert & Delta Safaris includes ecotourism accommodation services, reservation services, tour operating services and guided tours in both Botswana and Namibia. Ker & Downey Botswana offers includes ecotourism accommodation services, reservation services, tour operating services and guided tour in northern Botswana. Chobe Game Lodge offers ecotourism accommodation services, guided tours and wellness and spa. Sedia Hotel offers accommodation services. Safari Air offers transportation services. North West Air offers air maintenance services.

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