Non-GAAP MeasurementsAdjusted EBITDA is a measure commonly used by financial analysts in evaluating the performance of companies. EBITDA is calculated from net income by adding interest expense and income tax expense, and adding depreciation and amortization. Through Q3 of 2012, Dole calculated Adjusted EBITDA from EBITDA by: (1) adding the net unrealized loss or subtracting the net unrealized gain on foreign currency and bunker fuel hedges and the cross currency swap which do not have a more than insignificant financing element present at contract inception; (2) adding the net loss or subtracting the net gain on the long-term Japanese yen hedges; (3) adding the foreign currency loss or subtracting the foreign currency gain on the vessel obligations; (4) adding the net unrealized loss or subtracting the net unrealized gain on foreign denominated instruments; (5) adding share-based compensation expense; (6) adding charges for restructuring and long-term receivables; (7) adding strategic review transaction costs and expenses; (8) adding refinancing charges and loss on early retirement of debt; and (9) subtracting the gain on asset sales.
Dole To Complete Sale Of Worldwide Packaged Foods And Asia Fresh Businesses On April 1, 2013
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