from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization

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  • earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. EBITDA represents revenue before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization have been subtracted and after other expenses (except dividends) have been.

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  • n. income before interest and taxes and depreciation and amortization have been subtracted; an indicator of a company's profitability that is watched by investors (especially in leveraged buyouts)


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  • Third quarter adjusted EBITDA (a) from continuing operations (b) or Adjusted EBITDA* was


  • In the 12 months ended December 2007, it recorded revenue of US$ 143 million and EBITDA of US$ 56 million (adjusted EBITDA* of US$ 66.5 million) and at the half year to June, 2008 it recorded revenues of US$ 79.6 million and adjusted EBITDA* of US$ 36.3 million from a total reported revenue generating units (RGUs) of 496,000 corporate and residential customers as against

    Press Releases

  • In addition to disclosing financial results prepared in accordance with GAAP, the company discloses information regarding EBITDAS, which differs from the term EBITDA as it is commonly used.

  • The term EBITDA is not defined under accounting principles generally accepted in the United States, or U.S.

  • The term EBITDA is not defined under U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, or U.S.

  • The term EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) does not have any standardized meaning under International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") and therefore may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other companies.

  • When the Company uses the term "EBITDA," the Company is referring to earnings before interest, stock-based compensation, accelerated amortization and other costs related to refinancing of senior debt, income taxes, other expense, equity in loss of unconsolidated investee, depreciation and amortization and financial instruments fair value adjustments.

  • In this news release, the term EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) is used, which is a term that is not defined by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • I hope you've never seen the locution EBITDA in one of our shareholder communications and I hope you never will, but because we have capital expense and we are in businesses from slightly in the case of Post-Newsweek Stations to very capital intensive in the case of Cable ONE.

  • In order to provide a better understanding of the results, the Fund uses the term EBITDA (income from operations before depreciation and amortization and acquisition-related costs).

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper


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