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Media General Inc (NYSE:MEG)
EV/EBIT
53.83 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, Media General Inc's enterprise value is $4,554 Mil. Media General Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $85 Mil. Therefore, Media General Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 53.83.

MEG' s EV/EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -110.3   Max: 103.2
Current: 67.26

-110.3
103.2

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of Media General Inc was 103.20. The lowest was -110.30. And the median was 17.45.

MEG's EV/EBIT is ranked lower than
90% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.43 vs. MEG: 67.26 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). Media General Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $4,494 Mil. Media General Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $85 Mil. Media General Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was 1.88%.


Definition

Media General Inc's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=4554.247/84.603
=53.83

Media General Inc's current Enterprise Value is $4,554 Mil.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Media General Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $85 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

This is a more accurate valuation of companies' operation because it consider the debt and cash on its balance sheet, and non-operating items such as interest payment, tax, and one-time items are not included in the Operating Income.

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt).

Media General Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Sep. 2016 )=EBIT (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Sep. 2016 )
=84.603/4494.454
=1.88 %

Media General Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $4,494 Mil.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Media General Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $85 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt), Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Media General Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebit 12.1218.98-0.88-27.2620.6148.693.8996.9029.6950.57

Media General Inc Semi-Annual Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ev2ebit 48.0125.0429.6928.4425.0737.1350.5799.0566.9966.33
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