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Meredith Corp (NYSE:MDP)
EV/EBITDA
11.35 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Meredith Corp's enterprise value is $2,572 Mil. Meredith Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $225 Mil. Therefore, Meredith Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 11.35.

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today, Meredith Corp's stock price is $46.39. Meredith Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $2.36. Therefore, Meredith Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 19.90.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

Meredith Corp's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2571.628/225.164
=11.42

Meredith Corp's current Enterprise Value is $2,572 Mil.
Meredith Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 71.404 (Jun. 2013 ) + 56.848 (Sep. 2013 ) + 65.683 (Dec. 2013 ) + 31.229 (Mar. 2014 ) = $225 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

Meredith Corp's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=46.39/2.357
=19.68

Meredith Corp's share price for today is $46.39.
Meredith Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.747 (Jun. 2013 ) + 0.53 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0.67 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.41 (Mar. 2014 ) = $2.36.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Study has found that the companies with the lowest EV/EBITDA outperforms companies measured as cheap by other ratios such as P/E Ratio.

Please read Which price ratio outperforms the enterprise multiple?


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization, P/E Ratio


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Meredith Corp Annual Data

Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14
ev2ebitda 8.968.529.435.440.006.775.597.349.210.00

Meredith Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
ev2ebitda 7.627.347.727.397.699.219.4410.2011.430.00
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