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Alkermes PLC (NAS:ALKS)
EV-to-EBITDA
-87.05 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Alkermes PLC's enterprise value is $8,730.0 Mil. Alkermes PLC's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-100.3 Mil. Therefore, Alkermes PLC's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -87.05.

ALKS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1362.6   Max: 262.1
Current: -87.03

-1362.6
262.1

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Alkermes PLC was 262.10. The lowest was -1362.60. And the median was 5.40.

ALKS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 17.12 vs. ALKS: -87.03 )

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, Alkermes PLC's stock price is $58.25. Alkermes PLC's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-1.31. Therefore, Alkermes PLC'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

Alkermes PLC's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=8730.036/-100.284
=-87.05

Alkermes PLC's current Enterprise Value is $8,730.0 Mil.
Alkermes PLC's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -21.307 (Jun. 2016 ) + -38.148 (Sep. 2016 ) + 5.234 (Dec. 2016 ) + -46.063 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-100.3 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.

Alkermes PLC's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=58.25/-1.31
=

Alkermes PLC's share price for today is $58.25.
Alkermes PLC's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -0.31 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.41 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.14 (Dec. 2016 ) + -0.45 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-1.31.

* 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.

Alkermes PLC Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 34.084.745.83-73.36-30.19-69.4820.9785.80-94.10-78.47

Alkermes PLC Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda 85.8098.61240.70-1,048.22-94.10-28.44-35.85-43.47-78.47-87.39
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