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Media General Inc (NYSE:MEG)
EV/EBITDA
14.90 (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 $4,490 Mil. Media General Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $301 Mil. Therefore, Media General Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 14.90.

MEG' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.7   Max: 33
Current: 14.9

-38.7
33

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Media General Inc was 33.00. The lowest was -38.70. And the median was 9.20.

MEG's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.36 vs. MEG: 14.90 )

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 $17.51. Media General Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $-0.31. 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)
=4490.346/301.439
=14.90

Media General Inc's current Enterprise Value is $4,490 Mil.
Media General Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 75.365 (Mar. 2015 ) + 92.312 (Jun. 2015 ) + 22.427 (Sep. 2015 ) + 111.335 (Dec. 2015 ) = $301 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)
=17.51/-0.314
=

Media General Inc's share price for today is $17.51.
Media General Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was -0.06 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.01 (Jun. 2015 ) + -0.38 (Sep. 2015 ) + 0.116 (Dec. 2015 ) = $-0.31.

* 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 8.139.07-0.9630.918.4812.952.5739.8118.9014.30

Media General Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
ev2ebitda 5.8839.8125.5021.1012.6918.9016.2613.3813.7414.30
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