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Relatively Low EV/EBITDA Ratio Detected in Shares of Amrep in the Diversified Support Services Industry (AXR, PNTR, MGRC, UNF, VVI)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Support Services industry with the lowest 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.

Amrep ranks lowest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 3.99. Following is Pointer Telocation with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 5.00. McGrath RentCorp ranks third lowest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 6.73.

UniFirst follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.57, and Viad rounds out the bottom five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.23.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Amrep on March 17th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $4.19. Since that recommendation, shares of Amrep have risen 28.4%. We continue to monitor Amrep for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest ev/ebitda ratio amrep pointer telocation mcgrath rentcorp unifirst viad

Ticker(s): AXR PNTR MGRC UNF VVI