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CalAmp Corp (NAS:CAMP)
EV-to-EBITDA
27.53 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, CalAmp Corp's enterprise value is $740.0 Mil. CalAmp Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was $26.9 Mil. Therefore, CalAmp Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 27.53.

CAMP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.6   Max: 184
Current: 27.52

-87.6
184

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of CalAmp Corp was 184.00. The lowest was -87.60. And the median was 14.00.

CAMP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.19 vs. CAMP: 27.52 )

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, CalAmp Corp's stock price is $19.62. CalAmp Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was $-0.22. Therefore, CalAmp Corp'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

CalAmp Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=739.959/26.881
=27.53

CalAmp Corp's current Enterprise Value is $740.0 Mil.
CalAmp Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was 4.269 (May. 2016 ) + 8.537 (Aug. 2016 ) + 5.505 (Nov. 2016 ) + 8.57 (Feb. 2017 ) = $26.9 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.

CalAmp Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=19.62/-0.22
=

CalAmp Corp's share price for today is $19.62.
CalAmp Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was -0.07 (May. 2016 ) + 0.01 (Aug. 2016 ) + -0.04 (Nov. 2016 ) + -0.12 (Feb. 2017 ) = $-0.22.

* 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.

CalAmp Corp Annual Data

Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16Feb17
ev2ebitda -1.03-0.70-9.68175.8812.3117.3542.5018.8614.3423.03

CalAmp Corp Quarterly Data

Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16Nov16Feb17
ev2ebitda 21.3818.8617.9714.0214.8714.3416.3015.9118.4023.03
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