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BlueLinx Holdings Inc (NYSE:BXC)
EV-to-EBITDA
7.63 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, BlueLinx Holdings Inc's enterprise value is $431 Mil. BlueLinx Holdings Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $56 Mil. Therefore, BlueLinx Holdings Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 7.63.

BXC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -169.3   Max: 410.8
Current: 7.63

-169.3
410.8

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of BlueLinx Holdings Inc was 410.80. The lowest was -169.30. And the median was 15.15.

BXC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
72% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.78 vs. BXC: 7.63 )

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, BlueLinx Holdings Inc's stock price is $11.00. BlueLinx Holdings Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $2.52. Therefore, BlueLinx Holdings Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 4.37.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

BlueLinx Holdings Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=430.819/56.499
=7.63

BlueLinx Holdings Inc's current Enterprise Value is $431 Mil.
BlueLinx Holdings Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 4.958 (Jun. 2016 ) + 24.855 (Sep. 2016 ) + 18.464 (Dec. 2016 ) + 8.222 (Mar. 2017 ) = $56 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.

BlueLinx Holdings Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=11.00/2.52
=4.37

BlueLinx Holdings Inc's share price for today is $11.00.
BlueLinx Holdings Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -0.35 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1.68 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1.13 (Dec. 2016 ) + 0.06 (Mar. 2017 ) = $2.52.

* 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.

BlueLinx Holdings Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 29.1229.83-57.50-76.57129.2841.66-46.5423.3017.317.46

BlueLinx Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda 23.3025.4929.5124.4617.3117.0519.3611.677.467.31
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