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Carbonite Inc (NAS:CARB)
EV-to-EBITDA
57.15 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Carbonite Inc's enterprise value is $640.5 Mil. Carbonite Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $11.2 Mil. Therefore, Carbonite Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 57.15.

CARB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -455.3   Max: 341.2
Current: 57.13

-455.3
341.2

During the past 8 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Carbonite Inc was 341.20. The lowest was -455.30. And the median was -9.00.

CARB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. CARB: 57.13 )

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, Carbonite Inc's stock price is $23.40. Carbonite Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $0.29. Therefore, Carbonite Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 79.59.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=640.540/11.208
=57.15

Carbonite Inc's current Enterprise Value is $640.5 Mil.
Carbonite Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 5.486 (Jun. 2016 ) + 4.23 (Sep. 2016 ) + 3.481 (Dec. 2016 ) + -1.989 (Mar. 2017 ) = $11.2 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=23.40/0.294
=79.59

Carbonite Inc's share price for today is $23.40.
Carbonite Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.04 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.004 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.02 (Dec. 2016 ) + 0.27 (Mar. 2017 ) = $0.29.

* 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.

Carbonite Inc Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.00-13.17-22.55121.9784.24-25.1529.81

Carbonite Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda 84.24-337.07-100.17-32.49-25.15-31.40223.8649.4629.8149.54
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