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ebitda - Computer Definition
(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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ebitda - Investment & Finance Definition
Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization, pronounced ee-bit-dah. To arrive at EBITDA, interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization are added to net income. EBITDA is measure of debt-paying capabilities of a company.Webster's New World Finance and Investment Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana.
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