This excerpt taken from the AIN 10-Q filed May 8, 2009.
The following table contains the calculation of EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA:
The Company discloses certain income and expense items on a per share basis. The Company believes that such disclosures provide important insight of the underlying quarterly earnings and are financial performance metrics commonly used by investors. The Company calculates the per share amount for items included in continuing operations by using the effective tax rate utilized during the applicable reporting period and the weighted average number of shares outstanding for the period.