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Exar Corp (NYSE:EXAR)
EV-to-EBITDA
21.80 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Exar Corp's enterprise value is $439.1 Mil. Exar Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $20.1 Mil. Therefore, Exar Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 21.80.

EXAR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -494.5   Max: 151.5
Current: 35.76

-494.5
151.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Exar Corp was 151.50. The lowest was -494.50. And the median was -1.20.

EXAR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
73% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 13.47 vs. EXAR: 35.76 )

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, Exar Corp's stock price is $12.99. Exar Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $1.03. Therefore, Exar Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 12.61.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=439.060/20.137
=21.80

Exar Corp's current Enterprise Value is $439.1 Mil.
Exar Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 7.765 (Mar. 2016 ) + 9.976 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1.344 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1.052 (Dec. 2016 ) = $20.1 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=12.99/1.03
=12.61

Exar Corp's share price for today is $12.99.
Exar Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -0.05 (Mar. 2016 ) + 0.18 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.02 (Sep. 2016 ) + 0.88 (Dec. 2016 ) = $1.03.

* 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.

Exar Corp Annual Data

Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16Mar17
ev2ebitda -0.53-0.51-17.67-5.48-14.7922.7938.50-17.6277.580.00

Exar Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda -18.52-17.62-24.08-68.51-97.7077.5822.8220.1515.630.00
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