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M.D.C. Holdings Inc (NYSE:MDC)
EV-to-EBITDA
13.91 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, M.D.C. Holdings Inc's enterprise value is $2,339 Mil. M.D.C. Holdings Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $168 Mil. Therefore, M.D.C. Holdings Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 13.91.

MDC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -129.7   Max: 103.5
Current: 13.91

-129.7
103.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of M.D.C. Holdings Inc was 103.50. The lowest was -129.70. And the median was 7.80.

MDC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Residential Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 10.52 vs. MDC: 13.91 )

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, M.D.C. Holdings Inc's stock price is $34.80. M.D.C. Holdings Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $2.25. Therefore, M.D.C. Holdings Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 15.47.

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


Definition

M.D.C. Holdings Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2339.441/168.216
=13.91

M.D.C. Holdings Inc's current Enterprise Value is $2,339 Mil.
M.D.C. Holdings Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 30.713 (Jun. 2016 ) + 39.387 (Sep. 2016 ) + 60.428 (Dec. 2016 ) + 37.688 (Mar. 2017 ) = $168 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.

M.D.C. Holdings Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=34.80/2.249
=15.47

M.D.C. Holdings Inc's share price for today is $34.80.
M.D.C. Holdings Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.524 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.514 (Sep. 2016 ) + 0.781 (Dec. 2016 ) + 0.43 (Mar. 2017 ) = $2.25.

* 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.

M.D.C. Holdings Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda -2.51-3.02-14.61-40.61-9.6628.4814.3618.2021.4513.37

M.D.C. Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda 18.2021.6725.5724.4121.4520.0018.3716.7513.3712.47
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