EBITDA


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EBITDA

(Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) A metric used to show a company's profitability, but not its cash flow. EBITDA became popular in the 1980s to show the potential profitability of leveraged buyouts, but has become widely used in high tech and other industries whenever it is desired to disclose more favorable numbers to the public at the moment.
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Many analysts use EBITDA as an approximation of cash flows, and some even call it Free Cash Flow, but this shortcut is not a substitution for the proper calculation of FCF.
The following table reconciles EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA per the Credit Agreement to net income (loss) for the periods presented:
Consolidated EBITDA for fiscal 2006 is estimated to be between US$650 million-US$675 million; current interest income is running between US$100 million-US$125 million annually.
This strategy has proved successful in turning operations EBITDA positive in a short period of time and gaining subscribers at a rapid pace.
EBITDA increased 9% to US$347 million, from US$319 million in 2005.
6 billion, respectively, at September 30, 2006, and with ample access to financial markets and strong cash flow generation, the company is expected to maintain a strong financial profile, absent major acquisitions, underpinned by a healthy EBITDA generation, which should be approximately US$7.
EBITDA has limitations as an analytical tool, and you should not consider it in isolation or as a substitute for analysis of the Company's results as reported under GAAP.
During the quarter, we expect to reach our EBITDA and free-cash-flow after maintenance capital-expenditures guidance for the full year of US$4.
Ripasa is expected to generate about $200 million of EBITDA in 2006 and had $235 million of net debt as of Sept.
EBITDA in the third quarter of 2006 -- equal in this quarter to earnings before taxes, interest, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) -- was $1.