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Media General Inc (NYSE:MEG)
EV/EBITDA
17.21 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Media General Inc's enterprise value is $4,488 Mil. Media General Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $261 Mil. Therefore, Media General Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 17.21.

MEG' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.3   Max: 35.5
Current: 17.21

-38.3
35.5

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Media General Inc was 35.50. The lowest was -38.30. And the median was 9.00.

MEG's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
71% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. MEG: 17.21 )

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, Media General Inc's stock price is $17.53. Media General Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $-0.45. Therefore, Media General Inc's P/E Ratio for today is .

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


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=4487.689/260.699
=17.21

Media General Inc's current Enterprise Value is $4,488 Mil.
Media General Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 92.312 (Jun. 2015 ) + 22.427 (Sep. 2015 ) + 111.335 (Dec. 2015 ) + 34.625 (Mar. 2016 ) = $261 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.

Media General Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=17.53/-0.454
=

Media General Inc's share price for today is $17.53.
Media General Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.01 (Jun. 2015 ) + -0.38 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.116 (Dec. 2015 ) + -0.2 (Mar. 2016 ) = $-0.45.

* 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.

Media General Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
ev2ebitda 8.139.07-0.9631.186.0213.929.0342.7918.1614.30

Media General Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ev2ebitda 42.7926.2620.8111.3918.1615.7012.9913.7414.3016.61
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