Lowest EV/EBITDA Ratio in the Computer & Electronics Retail Industry Detected for hhgregg (HGG, BBY, RCII)

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Dec 20, 2012 (Fast Lane via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Computer & Electronics Retail 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.

hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) is lowest with an EV/EBITDA ratio of 1.89. hhgregg, Inc. retails video products, brand name appliances, audio products and accessories. hhgregg has traded 99,000 shares thus far today, vs. average volume of 436,000 shares per day. The stock has underperformed the Dow (-4.8% to the Dow's -0.0%) and underperformed the S&P 500 (-4.8% to the S&P's 0.1%) during today's trading.

Following is Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) with an EV/EBITDA ratio of 2.06. Finishing up the bottom three is Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ:RCII), with an EV/EBITDA ratio of 2.59. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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