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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Meredith Corp's enterprise value is $3,457 Mil. Meredith Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $286 Mil. Therefore, Meredith Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 12.10.

MDP' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.6   Max: 15.7
Current: 12.1

-31.6
15.7

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Meredith Corp was 15.70. The lowest was -31.60. And the median was 8.20.

MDP's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. MDP: 12.10 )

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 $63.55. Meredith Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $2.09. Therefore, Meredith Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 30.41.

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)
=3457.343/285.625
=12.10

Meredith Corp's current Enterprise Value is $3,457 Mil.
Meredith Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 146.795 (Mar. 2016 ) + -67.942 (Jun. 2016 ) + 78.907 (Sep. 2016 ) + 127.865 (Dec. 2016 ) = $286 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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)
=63.55/2.09
=30.41

Meredith Corp's share price for today is $63.55.
Meredith Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 1.79 (Mar. 2016 ) + -2.03 (Jun. 2016 ) + 0.75 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1.58 (Dec. 2016 ) = $2.09.

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

Meredith Corp Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
ev2ebitda 9.355.44-22.526.735.597.349.2111.169.8314.45

Meredith Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ev2ebitda 9.7311.3711.039.839.209.417.6114.4512.5811.43
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