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Media General Inc. (NYSE:MEG)
EV/EBITDA
42.21 (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 $2,220.3 Mil. Media General Inc.'s earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $55.1 Mil. Therefore, Media General Inc.'s EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 42.21.

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 $15.51. Media General Inc.'s earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.09. Therefore, Media General Inc.'s P/E Ratio for today is 172.20.

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)
=2220.301/55.138
=40.27

Media General Inc.'s current Enterprise Value is $2,220.3 Mil.
Media General Inc.'s Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 11.779 (Mar. 2013 ) + 10.809 (Jun. 2013 ) + 14.197 (Sep. 2013 ) + 18.353 (Dec. 2013 ) = $55.1 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)
=15.51/0.09
=172.33

Media General Inc.'s share price for today is $15.51.
Media General Inc.'s Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was -0.65 (Mar. 2013 ) + -0.59 (Jun. 2013 ) + -0.53 (Sep. 2013 ) + 1.86 (Dec. 2013 ) = $0.09.

* 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

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 8.957.488.139.070.0030.918.489.613.1151.60

Media General Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
ev2ebitda 11.899.6110.4110.239.763.115.177.458.0751.60
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