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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Meredith Corp's enterprise value is $3,255 Mil. Meredith Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $287 Mil. Therefore, Meredith Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 11.36.

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 $54.22. Meredith Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $2.82. Therefore, Meredith Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 19.20.

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)
=3255.282/286.621
=11.36

Meredith Corp's current Enterprise Value is $3,255 Mil.
Meredith Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 54.262 (Mar. 2014 ) + 76.764 (Jun. 2014 ) + 69.727 (Sep. 2014 ) + 85.868 (Dec. 2014 ) = $287 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)
=54.22/2.824
=19.20

Meredith Corp's share price for today is $54.22.
Meredith Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 0.41 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.894 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.65 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.87 (Dec. 2014 ) = $2.82.

* 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 8.968.529.435.44-22.526.735.767.349.2111.16

Meredith Corp Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
ev2ebitda 7.727.397.699.219.4410.2010.3711.169.7411.37
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