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Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA)
EV-to-EBITDA
-44.97 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Vocera Communications Inc's enterprise value is $671.1 Mil. Vocera Communications Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-14.9 Mil. Therefore, Vocera Communications Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is -44.97.

VCRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2711.2   Max: 262.2
Current: -44.94

-2711.2
262.2

During the past 8 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Vocera Communications Inc was 262.20. The lowest was -2711.20. And the median was -14.80.

VCRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. VCRA: -44.94 )

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, Vocera Communications Inc's stock price is $26.26. Vocera Communications Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-0.74. Therefore, Vocera Communications 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

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=671.119/-14.925
=-44.97

Vocera Communications Inc's current Enterprise Value is $671.1 Mil.
Vocera Communications Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -1.996 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.454 (Sep. 2016 ) + -7.805 (Dec. 2016 ) + -4.67 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-14.9 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.

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

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=26.26/-0.743
=

Vocera Communications Inc's share price for today is $26.26.
Vocera Communications Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -0.1 (Jun. 2016 ) + -0.04 (Sep. 2016 ) + -0.363 (Dec. 2016 ) + -0.24 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-0.74.

* 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.

Vocera Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ev2ebitda 0.000.000.000.000.0077.32-32.69-5.77-15.16-32.80

Vocera Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ev2ebitda -5.77-6.09-8.68-10.50-15.16-16.82-21.31-44.52-32.80-41.56
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