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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Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization ("EBITDA") is a financial measurement Tully's uses to measure operating performance, excluding the effects of financing costs, income taxes, and non-cash depreciation and amortization.
Sirona recorded sales of $441 million for the trailing 12 months to June 30, 2005, with earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization of $99 million.
The Fund uses earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization ("EBITDA") to measure its financial performance.
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