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ORBCOMM Inc (NAS:ORBC)
EV-to-EBITDA
30.39 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, ORBCOMM Inc's enterprise value is $948.3 Mil. ORBCOMM Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $31.2 Mil. Therefore, ORBCOMM Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 30.39.

ORBC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -190.4   Max: 3439.4
Current: 30.39

-190.4
3439.4

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of ORBCOMM Inc was 3439.40. The lowest was -190.40. And the median was 13.70.

ORBC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
90% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. ORBC: 30.39 )

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, ORBCOMM Inc's stock price is $11.18. ORBCOMM Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-0.35. Therefore, ORBCOMM 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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=948.269/31.206
=30.39

ORBCOMM Inc's current Enterprise Value is $948.3 Mil.
ORBCOMM Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 10.13 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.369 (Sep. 2016 ) + 10.675 (Dec. 2016 ) + 10.77 (Mar. 2017 ) = $31.2 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=11.18/-0.35
=

ORBCOMM Inc's share price for today is $11.18.
ORBCOMM Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -0.06 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.2 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.04 (Dec. 2016 ) + -0.05 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-0.35.

* 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.

ORBCOMM Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda -23.6625.821.558.4810.198.2923.4975.1531.5024.38

ORBCOMM Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda 75.1545.53273.0954.4131.5036.2722.0830.3924.3825.98
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