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Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing Industry Detected in Shares of HollyFrontier (HFC, DK, ALJ, CLNE, PEIX)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry with the highest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

HollyFrontier ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 22.00. Following is Delek US Holdings with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 17.12. Alon USA Energy ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 14.83.

Clean Energy Fuels follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.88, and Pacific Ethanol rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.75.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Clean Energy Fuels on November 4th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $3.59. Since that call, shares of Clean Energy Fuels have fallen 30.9%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: highest ev/ebitda ratio hollyfrontier delek us holdings alon usa energy clean energy fuels pacific ethanol

Ticker(s): HFC DK ALJ CLNE PEIX