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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Meredith Corp's enterprise value is $3,040 Mil. Meredith Corp's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $266 Mil. Therefore, Meredith Corp's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 11.41.

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 $52.85. Meredith Corp's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $2.62. Therefore, Meredith Corp's P/E Ratio for today is 20.14.

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)
=3040.338/266.436
=11.41

Meredith Corp's current Enterprise Value is $3,040 Mil.
Meredith Corp's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 65.683 (Dec. 2013 ) + 54.262 (Mar. 2014 ) + 76.764 (Jun. 2014 ) + 69.727 (Sep. 2014 ) = $266 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)
=52.85/2.624
=20.14

Meredith Corp's share price for today is $52.85.
Meredith Corp's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.67 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.41 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.894 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.65 (Sep. 2014 ) = $2.62.

* 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 8.968.529.435.44-22.526.775.757.539.2111.02

Meredith Corp Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 7.537.817.397.699.219.4410.2010.3711.029.87
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