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DGSE Companies Inc (AMEX:DGSE)
EV-to-EBITDA
-18.85 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, DGSE Companies Inc's enterprise value is $44.21 Mil. DGSE Companies Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-2.35 Mil. Therefore, DGSE Companies Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -18.85.

DGSE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -160.1   Max: 297.9
Current: -18.86

-160.1
297.9

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of DGSE Companies Inc was 297.90. The lowest was -160.10. And the median was 10.20.

DGSE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.23 vs. DGSE: -18.86 )

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, DGSE Companies Inc's stock price is $1.66. DGSE Companies Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-0.23. Therefore, DGSE Companies 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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=44.214/-2.345
=-18.85

DGSE Companies Inc's current Enterprise Value is $44.21 Mil.
DGSE Companies Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -0.312 (Jun. 2016 ) + -1.339 (Sep. 2016 ) + -1.064 (Dec. 2016 ) + 0.37 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-2.35 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=1.66/-0.23
=

DGSE Companies Inc's share price for today is $1.66.
DGSE Companies Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -0.04 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.12 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.08 (Dec. 2016 ) + 0.01 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-0.23.

* 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.

DGSE Companies Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 31.87-10.1217.704.2636.01-138.09155.67109.88-2.77-10.01

DGSE Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda 109.88-73.52122.44-16.32-2.77-6.26-6.99-3.40-10.010.00
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