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EchoStar Corp (NAS:SATS)
EV-to-EBITDA
6.81 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, EchoStar Corp's enterprise value is $6,011 Mil. EchoStar Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $882 Mil. Therefore, EchoStar Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 6.81.

SATS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.1   Max: 109.8
Current: 6.8

-36.1
109.8

During the past 11 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of EchoStar Corp was 109.80. The lowest was -36.10. And the median was 5.40.

SATS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
82% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. SATS: 6.80 )

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, EchoStar Corp's stock price is $58.68. EchoStar Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $1.80. Therefore, EchoStar Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 32.60.

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=6011.137/882.393
=6.81

EchoStar Corp's current Enterprise Value is $6,011 Mil.
EchoStar Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 224.23 (Jun. 2016 ) + 217.913 (Sep. 2016 ) + 237.349 (Dec. 2016 ) + 202.901 (Mar. 2017 ) = $882 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=58.68/1.8
=32.60

EchoStar Corp's share price for today is $58.68.
EchoStar Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.6 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.39 (Sep. 2016 ) + 0.4 (Dec. 2016 ) + 0.41 (Mar. 2017 ) = $1.80.

* 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.

EchoStar Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda -15.97-1.141.892.545.374.907.986.165.036.22

EchoStar Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda 6.165.915.855.375.035.685.145.576.220.00
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