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Alimera Sciences Inc (NAS:ALIM)
EV-to-EBITDA
-7.79 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Alimera Sciences Inc's enterprise value is $169.92 Mil. Alimera Sciences Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-21.80 Mil. Therefore, Alimera Sciences Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -7.79.

ALIM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.9   Max: -2
Current: -7.79

-8.9
-2

During the past 11 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Alimera Sciences Inc was -2.00. The lowest was -8.90. And the median was -5.70.

ALIM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 15.26 vs. ALIM: -7.79 )

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, Alimera Sciences Inc's stock price is $1.45. Alimera Sciences Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-0.48. Therefore, Alimera Sciences Inc'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

Alimera Sciences Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=169.915/-21.801
=-7.79

Alimera Sciences Inc's current Enterprise Value is $169.92 Mil.
Alimera Sciences Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -5.753 (Jun. 2016 ) + -6.546 (Sep. 2016 ) + -4.657 (Dec. 2016 ) + -4.845 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-21.80 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.

Alimera Sciences Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=1.45/-0.48
=

Alimera Sciences Inc's share price for today is $1.45.
Alimera Sciences Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -0.15 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.16 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.07 (Dec. 2016 ) + -0.1 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-0.48.

* 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.

Alimera Sciences Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.00-12.60-0.52-1.86-4.34-8.39-4.92-5.64

Alimera Sciences Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda -8.39-7.48-6.75-4.30-4.92-4.63-4.64-5.61-5.64-7.64
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